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    Item title reads - The battered docks of Cherbourg.

    France.

    Various shots over rooftops of Cherbourg. Various shots of the wrecked port and dock installations of Cherbourg. One shot shows a ship on its side in the dock. L/S statue of Napoleon overlooking the harbour. L/S of the fortresses on the breakwaters around Cherbourg where Germans are still putting up resistance. Allied artillery pounds the fortresses and then P.47 dive bombers come over and drop their missiles. Aerial shots of Marauders over Normandy dropping bombs on the German escape routes and gun emplacements. Alderney 8th air force fighters fly over France shooting up German targets.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44727
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1362.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:58:00 / 01:34:52:00
    Canister:
    44/55
    Sort Number:
    44/055
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    Categories
    War & Revolution
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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