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  • Short Summary

    Canadian troops prepare to go ashore in invasion.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Various shots of Canadian troops climbing off troopship into smaller craft. They climb down nets into landing craft. More shots of troops on deck (some out of focus). More shots of soldiers getting into infantry landing craft.

    Various shots of flotilla of ships at sea - barrage balloons fly overhead. Shots of boats moving into coastline - location unclear.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1899.17
    Media URN:
    61193
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:13:00 / 01:34:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 900 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A slate at the outset reveals the cameraman to be S/Lt Shaw, of the Royal Canadian Navy, on board HMCS Prince David on 5 June 1944.

    More footage of the same event, by the same cameraman, exists in clip 1939.05. Perhaps the two can be united?

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