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  • Short Summary

    Material showing American troops on beach in Cherbourg peninsular. France.

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    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.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathe
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:17:00 / 02:00:32:00
    UN 875 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage here was all shot on 12 June 1944 by a cameraman named as "Laurence".

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