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  • Short Summary

    American troops on Normandy beaches and on board warships near coast.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Allied forced invasion of occupied Europe - Normandy beaches after D-day landings, France.

    Various shots landing craft and warships near French coast. C/U GI in sand dugout. M/S GIs carrying stretcher with dead body on. Troops on ship in combat gear. Various shots fleet US Navy vessels in Channel, barrage balloons fly overhead. M/S group American soldiers eating snacks and smoking. Soldier larks about and pretends to go to sleep in sand dugout. M/S captured Germans being herded along road, pan to explosion in distance. M/S jeep carrying injured GIs passing German prisoners. More shots warships at sea and American troops on board them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1986.09
    Media URN:
    62059
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:53:00 / 01:31:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 1123 A

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