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  • Short Summary

    Invasion scenes - American troops landing on beach and advancing through countryside.

  • Description

    France.

    Various shots of mass of landing crafts and battleships at sea. Men and vehicles are seen on decks. Ships moving towards beaches.

    Wounded on stretchers being hoisted up onboard ship from small boats. Wounded being carried along deck.

    Various shots of the infantry men getting into landing crafts and moving towards shore. Various shots of mass German prisoners being rounded at the beach. Planes flying very low overhead. Various shots of the American troops on beach.

    Several shots of the gliders on land. Close up shot of American soldier looking into camera.

    American troops and vehicles advancing along country road.

    Several shots of American three star general looking at map and talking to officers. More shots of the American solders relaxing, some eating, chatting, talking to locals etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2105.14
    Media URN:
    63064
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:50:00 / 01:56:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 990 D

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