Material showing American troops on beach in Cherbourg peninsular. France.
Unissued / Unused material.
Cherbourg peninsular, France.
Various shots as American soldiers directs DUKW and other vehicles on beach roads. Various shots American troops and vehicles organising themselves on beach. M/S General Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower getting off truck and walking along. M/S as he gets in jeep. M/S Eisenhower walking through field of cows. M/S jeep driving down road into farmyard.
M/S driving down road past abandoned German tank. Various shots as they drive through town with rubble at side of road. M/S General Eisenhower and Omar Bradley (?) in jeep surveying the bombed town. C/U two American soldiers. Various general shots of activity near the beach with American soldiers and vehicles. Various shots American troops walking along, sitting down, resting and chatting etc. M/S General Eisenhower.