• Short Summary

    American soldiers 'invade' a beach from landing craft, looks like real battle.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "American Troops Practise Invasion".

    Training exercise for US Army in United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of American soldiers on deck of ship. Various shots of soldiers and tanks going aboard landing craft from large troop transport ship. The soldiers climb down nets hanging down side of ship onto the landing craft, the tanks are winched aboard by cranes. Various good shots of landing craft moving towards a beach, good shots of soldiers squatting inside. Various good shots of the soldiers jumping from the boats and running across a beach. They carry guns and drag pieces of heavy artillery. Could pass as a real attack.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.24
    Media URN:
    38328
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:22:00 / 01:34:13:00
    Canister:
    41/61

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