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.