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  • Short Summary

    Material showing scenes from around D-day. France.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    France.

    Various shots trucks etc. being unloaded from landing craft on beach for D-day. Various shots senior officers including Tedder and Ramsey. M/S as soldiers walk through rubble. C/U sailors. Various shots of landing craft on beach, supplies are unloaded. Various shots of bombed houses. The French flag Tricolour flies on wrecked building. M/S beach with barbed wire in front.

    C/U as soldier gives chocolate to a small child. The soldiers walk through town. Various shots naval personnel talking. L/S craft on beach. Various shots as tanks drive along road. M/S guns firing. M/S's as tractors plough up earth. A small plane flies over and lands in the field. M/S as French applaud American soldiers. C/U's locals. Good C/U as American G.I. eats from can with a knife. Various shots of a field hospital, nurses fold bandages. M/S soldier sat by other man on stretcher. Various shots as they eat from cans.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1954.06
    Media URN:
    61628
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:57:00 / 01:30:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 991 B

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