• Short Summary

    Good item showing the huge stores of fuel and food etc. ready for D-day. Britain.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ready for the day.

    Somewhere in Britain.

    Various shots of a very large American supply dump in Britain. Aeroplanes, oil drums, petrol tanks, crates of food, blankets, clothing, medical supplies etc. are being stored ready for "The Day", D-day. Various shots of lorries and DUKWs lined up in countryside beneath trees, deer graze nearby. Various shots of all types of artillery, some still in factory wrapping, being made ready. Various shots of trailers carrying planes through streets. M/S of a tank on a transporter.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1356.26
    Media URN:
    44640
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:45:00 / 01:59:23:00
    Canister:
    44/37

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