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WWII - 1944, Brest, France Fighting; 82nd AB Loading For Operation Market Garden 16-17Sep44

Reel Number: H1567-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: England,France,United Kingdom

Location: Brest,Cottemore Field

TC Begins: 10:00:00

TC Ends: 10:09:57

Duration: 00:09:57

WWII - 1944, Brest, France Fighting; 82nd AB Loading For Operation Market Garden 16-17Sep44 Generals visit the front near Brest,France; Downward Assault of Brest; Scenes at Cottemore Field, England. Slate: B 819. Sep44, Brest, France. Generals beside large camouflaged artillery emplacements. MCUs talking under netting, looking thru periscope sights. Studying maps. 10:01:44 Slate: B 820 16Sep44 Downward Assault Brest. German POWs picking thru wreckage & clothes. US officers w/ binoculars. Ext of submarine pen w/ surrender flag. LS of burning city / wreckage 10:02:58 American tanks along road outside large building, firing. Heavy smoke rising from buildings on hillside above. 10:03:365 Slate: B 779 High angle of officer talking to prisoners of war & Allied troops. MCUs of officers including Brig. General James Gavin talking by jeep, Cottermore Airfield, England. 10:04:25 Slate: Pat Rapp. 17Sep44 . 82nd Airborne Division paratroops boarding C47. Paratroops resting on grass, MCU helped to board C-47 plane for Operation Market Garden. 10:05:10 Planes taking off one after another. Gliders parked in background alongside field. 10:06:30 Slate: same. Slate: B 780. Loading, D-Day. MLS Paratroops walk to C47s. MCU past; board C47. 10:07:44 Slate: same. MCU men fitting parachutes & rifles; smoking. Boarding. Engines starting. Line of planes, taxiing & taking off. WW2 Operation Overlord; NOTE: Battle For Brest, 07Aug-19Sep44.

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