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  • Short Summary

    Scenes from the Battle of Normandy, France.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Battle of Normandy, France.

    L/S countryside. Various shots of smoke rising and drifting from explosions. L/S explosions near big house. Various shots of soldier shaving by his tank, another gets a pair of socks out. Various shots of Churchill tank and Cromwell flail tank. M/S's soldier hand milking cow beside damaged barn. Various shots of explosions and 4" mortars being fired. C/U Sherman tank going past camera, various shots of tanks. Various shots of soldiers oiling and preparing a machine gun. Various shots as it is fired.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1990.04
    Media URN:
    62116
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:20:00 / 01:28:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 1133 A

Comments (1)

  1. leccy24 says

    No Cromwell flail tanks,
    4.2" mortars some of crew are Airborne soldiers
    Shots of Armoured Bulldozer parked up with people shaving - not a tank
    Churchill Mk VII tanks
    M4 Sherman tanks
    Loyd artillery tractors towing 6 pdr AT guns
    Vickers .303 machine guns

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