• Short Summary

    D-day Anniversary Ceremony at Arromanches and Bayeux.

  • Description

    Arromanches & Bayeux, Normandy, France.

    GV. Mulberry Harbour at Arromanches - Allies disembarking. MV. From beachhead to Mulberry Harbour troops and equipment getting on shore. SV. truck coming off LST (Landing Ship Tank). MV. damaged lorry. MV. From Mulberry harbour to beachhead - troops disembarking. All library material - Pathe Gazette 44/86.

    LV. Mayor's house in front of German gun emplacement. LV. & MV. Beach party handling luggage. MV. French crowd. CU. French soldier.

    MV. Troops lined up on boat as it leaves Portsmouth, past HMS Victory. SV. Regimental Sergeant Major Burke and Major Young DSO (Companion of the Distinguished Service Order). CU. Medal ribbons. MV. Troops lining deck. MV. Bridge of LST (Landing Ship Tank). CU. Brigadier C. Foss, VC CB DSO, lifting binoculars. LV. Wrecked ship. MV. Back view, troops lining deck.

    Ship and Mulberry harbour in background. SV. Mulberry harbour. CU. Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant J. E. Martin. MV. Banner inscribed "Honour to our Liberators". MV. & SV. Marine band. MV. Mayor of Ver-sur-Mer MV. Mayor of Ver-sur-Mer, Mr Bidon and Lieutenant Colonel Goll-Davies laying wreath at the Hertfordshires' Memorial. CU. Wreath. LV. British cemetery at Bayeux. Cathedral in background. MV. Crosses on graves. CU. Cross 'Pte. Dickenson, Herts'. MV. Crosses on graves. CU. Cross 'L/Sjt. G. T. Alexander'. GV. Cemetery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1472.07
    Media URN:
    48028
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:43:00 / 01:10:20:00
    Canister:
    50/48

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