The Second Front opens at last. First rush pictures of greatest event in military history?
Camera gun shot tracers towards German planes - on drome - one catches fire.
Camera gun shot tracers towards German fighter taking off.
Camera gun shot Nazi plane crashes.
Camera gun shot firing at enemy fighter in air.
Camera gun shot fighter bursting into bits in air.
Camera gun shot tracers towards planes on 'drome.
Camera gun shot zooming shot towards and tracers towards plane.
Camera shot zooming down and tracers towards planes.
Camera shot tracers towards German plane which explodes.
Parachutes from plane and men jumping with parachutes
Men landing with parachutes and running along ground
Men crawling along in undergrowth and soldiers lying flat on ground
GVs Soldiers firing and loading missile
Troops running along
General Eisenhower sitting in war operations room with other Military personnel including Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery
Background: The Second Front opens at last. First rush pictures of greatest event in military history include actual bombing of German defence targets, embarkation of Airborne Arm on troop carriers and subsequent flight over the Channel.