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  • Short Summary

    American landing craft and ships - possibly training for D Day.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location unclear or unknown.

    Various shots of American troops boarding landing crafts. The boats, also carrying trucks and jeeps move off from the harbour.

    Various shots of troops on large ships. Convoy of ships at sea with barrage balloons above. Officers train for anti-aircraft fighting. (Looks like training exercise for D Day). More shots of convoy.

    Shots of American sailors with tiny puppy - the ship's mascot. They have made the dog a life jacket.

    Top shots of troops on landing craft playing cards. CU of playing cards and money for bets - they are using French Francs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1937.13
    Media URN:
    73840
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:49:00 / 01:54:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 809 B

Comments (1)

  1. old hack says

    Much of this film appears to have been shot at Dittisham on the River Dart

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