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    Unused / unissued material.

    Allied invasion of occupied Europe - Normandy, France.

    Various shots American troops landing on beaches (after D-day). Various shots American soldiers using bulldozer with caterpillar wheels to shift earth. Various shots GIs using metal detector to search for mines. Various shots soldiers surveying land. Various shots GIs bulldozing land - constructing airstrip? We see army vehicle towing broken down bomber plane.

    C/U road sign to Cherbourg and Montebourg. Various shots abandoned enemy tanks. M/S two GIs riding through town on horseback. Various shots GIs in town, most buildings reduced to rubble. We see some GIs leaning against wall drinking wine from bottle. Various signs to Sainte Mere Eglise. More towns in rubble where heavy fighting has taken place. Various shots caterpillar wheeled tanks driving ashore. Various shots group of GIs looking at captured rifles and revolvers. Shots airfield containing damaged bombers.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:12:00 / 01:48:01:00
    UN 1125 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1125 B
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Normandy Temporary workspace: 26.3.2010 09:59 LlARB D-DAY Normandy D-Day Letters
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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