Invasion - Pictorial Reports From France 1944

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Title reads: "Invasion - pictorial reports from France".

D-day landings, Normandy, France.

Point of view shot from landing craft full of British soldiers as they land on the Normandy beaches. Various shots of troops hitting the beaches from landing craft, at least one soldier gets...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
44710
Sort Number:
44/048
Time in/Out:
01:21:37:00 / 01:28:50:00
Canister:
44/48
Film ID:
1360.05
Issue Date:
15/06/1944

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