• Short Summary

    Footage of rows of guns, tanks and other armament shown on film as a result of a partial lift on censorship restrictions.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: ARMAMENTS MASSED FOR INVASION

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    GV mass of 30 mm Bofor guns lined up.
    Travel shot past 6 pounder field guns lined up. SV British soldier spraying field gun with paint to prevent rust. GV British soldiers spraying guns with paint. CU fly wheel air compressor. Angle shot British soldier spraying field guns. GV mass of army lorries lined up in woods. LV ditto. GV army lorries
    GV bomb dump of 500 pdrs. and American troops loading bombs into trucks. CU two American soldiers fixing crane onto bombs. LV bombs in f.g. and loading bombs onto truck. GV sheep passing bomb dumps. SV sheep running past bomb dump. GV mass of Corsairs lined up on drome. Nearer shot Corsairs lined up. GV U.S. Thunderbolts lined up. FV pan ditto. GV line of Mustangs. Angle shot Mustangs lined up. wing of Mustang in f.g. Shot shadow of prop. turning on ground pan up to prop. of Mustang turning. GV mass of U.S. tanks and equipment lined up, gun in f.g. Travelshot past U.S. tanks and lorries lined up. GV U.S. tanks lined up, pan to another lot. Travel shot past U.S. tanks, half-track vehicles and armoured cars. GV pan mass of U.S. vehicles lined up.

    Munitions and Armaments; World War II; Second World War
    Background: Footage of rows of guns, tanks and other armament shown on film as a result of a partial lift on censorship restrictions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA14TSTFYUIY8F1XCP8936YWXP
    Media URN:
    VLVA14TSTFYUIY8F1XCP8936YWXP
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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