• Short Summary

    First pictures of suits worn by D-day men who demolished underwater defences.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "NAVAL FROGMEN - LCOCU"

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    Various shots of the men getting into frogmen suits. Several shots of frogmen diving tests and under water scenes of frogmen cutting obstacles for D-day operations - these are the swimming pool training shots. The official name for frogmen is 'Landing craft obstacle clearing units' (LCOCU). These are the first shots of the frogmen suits used by D-day divers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1165.15
    Media URN:
    40272
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:58:00 / 01:31:24:00
    Canister:
    45/78

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