• Short Summary

    FRANCE: ELEVEN YEARS
    AFTER D-DAY:

    (2014 - story dated 1955 includes ceremony at Cemetary in Normandy attended by Henry, Duke of Gloucester /war graves
    FILE from 1944 of burnt out aicraft and British soldiers running through the streets of Normandy fighting / soldiers /parachute regiments climbing into planes for d-day invasion / little ships with men preparing to land on Normandy beaches /Aircraft cover for the invadiing ships / amphibous craft landing on beach/ men running ashore (audio of gunfire) / sign for Montebourg/ Cherbourg / street fighting -
    1955 pegasus bridge landing and sign and emplacement which was captured in June 1944/ man walking concrete gun bunker / General Richard Gale viewing battlefield / memorial plaque at Ranville with wreaths / people making pilgrimage / General Montgomery at cemetary meeting relatives of falled soldiers and members of the French resistance/ Canadian veterans/ General laying wreath and last post being played)

  • Description

    FRANCE: ELEVEN YEARS
    AFTER D-DAY:

    (2014 - story dated 1955 includes ceremony at Cemetary in Normandy attended by Henry, Duke of Gloucester /war graves
    FILE from 1944 of burnt out aicraft and British soldiers running through the streets of Normandy fighting / soldiers /parachute regiments climbing into planes for d-day invasion / little ships with men preparing to land on Normandy beaches /Aircraft cover for the invadiing ships / amphibous craft landing on beach/ men running ashore (audio of gunfire) / sign for Montebourg/ Cherbourg / street fighting -
    1955 pegasus bridge landing and sign and emplacement which was captured in June 1944/ man walking concrete gun bunker / General Richard Gale viewing battlefield / memorial plaque at Ranville with wreaths / people making pilgrimage / General Montgomery at cemetary meeting relatives of falled soldiers and members of the French resistance/ Canadian veterans/ General laying wreath and last post being played)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACIQWC3K2ESLBIOXJRM8K4USG2
    Media URN:
    VLVACIQWC3K2ESLBIOXJRM8K4USG2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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