Material showing scenes from around D-day. France.
Unissued / Unused material.
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.