• Short Summary

    A large portable harbour is transported across the Channel for D-day.

  • Description

    Item title reads - D-day secret revealed. Factory made invasion port.

    English Channel.

    Aerial shots of parts of mulberry harbour at sea making their way to France. M/S as wrecked landing craft is blown up to give a clear path. Various shots of a section of the harbour in the position. The camera pans across harbour assembled off Arromanches. C/U map of the port. M/S of ships in harbour. Various shots of British vehicles (TCVs) leaving LCT and driving to shore along harbour ramp. Various shots of the second harbour wrecked by bad weather, it blows about in the gale. M/S British Sherman tank leaving LCT and travelling along harbour ramp to beach.

    End Titles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1366.30
    Media URN:
    44794
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:31:00 / 01:54:56:00
    Canister:
    44/86

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