• Short Summary

    Royal Marines land at Eastney Hampshire and stage one day miniature war.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "COMBINED OPS. BRING D-DAY TO HAMPSHIRE".

    Eastney, Hampshire.

    Long shot of two small landing craft approaching beach. MV. Small craft pan to other small craft. LV. Staff officers watching proceedings. MV. Frogman pushing himself. ashore. CU. Army officer lifting binoculars to eyes. LV. Small landing craft reaching beach. LV. Men clamber ashore as frogman blows defences. SV. Assault infantry racing ashore from landing craft. MV. Support aircraft. MV. Flame throwers at work. MV. Assault troops racing forward through smoke. LV. Major landing craft heading for beach. MV. Amphibious vehicle heading for beach. MV. Landing craft crashing through water. MV. Beach marshal signalling to landing craft. MV. Landing craft beached as beach marshal signals. SV. Medical party races ashore. MV. Troops leaving ADC. MV. Troops running ashore. MV. Amphibious tank deflating waterproof cover. SV. Amphibious tank coming ashore. LV. Amphibious Bren gun carriers coming ashore. MV. Landing craft flap opens and lorry drives ashore. SV. Lorry ploughing through shingle and water. MV. Bren carriers leaving landing craft. & LV.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1506.32
    Media URN:
    49098
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:05:00 / 01:46:19:00
    Canister:
    49/80

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