French items including ship launches and salvage operations.
Unissued / Unused material.
Various shots of a heavy lorry and trailer loaded with transformer travelling slowly along mountain road. Various shots of lorry and trailer being guided through a French town.
MS oil tanker in dock. CU bow of tanker showing name 'Emile Miguet'. CU propellor tanker. Various shots launching ceremony and good shots of tanker going down slipway.
MS boats. MS deep sea diver submerging. Various shots of salvage boats at work raising wrecked ships with aid of floating crane. CU 'Chateau Larosse' on side of ship. Various shots of men at work cleaning barnacles and other muck from raised ship.
Various shots launching of tanker 'La Saone'.
Various shots of fields containing thousands of American tanks, guns, jeeps and other war equipment. Various shots of fields containing thousands of heavy tyres.