WWII - 1944, D-Day & Invasion, England to Paris, Pt. 2 of 4
LCI no 4 w/ Commander moving out into channel. Convoy at sea, ships by moonlight; daylight shots convoy.
07:20:50 B/W footage landings taken on board British landing craft w/ automatic camera. Shots landing on Utah beach. British landing - rifles wrapped in cellophane.
07:21:56 B/W troops shot down on beach.
07:22:03 Colour, Wes Haines & Pete Carrol carry equipment, walking ashore - troops dig in - aircraft overhead - ships run aground - searching for mines.
07:22:47 MP standing in front of flag Green Beach HQ. Foxholes first night on beach. German POWs.
07:23:31 General Collins talking w/ men. Press corp eating, Jack Lieb - Larry Laseur & Bob Landry.
07:23:52 Jack Lieb on board ship returning to England - cliffs approaching Bournemouth.
07:24:29 B/W footage flying bombs - AA guns knocking out V-1s. Aftermath of buzz bomb attack, dig out wounded.
07:25:16 Colour, Jack Lieb returns to France on board LST w/ unit of 3rd armored division - waiting to land at Cherbourg.
07:26:09 Troops constructing slipways on beach - beachhead activity - landing on shore.
07:27:03 Top shots Cherbourg destroyed Cherbourg docks and bridge.
07:27:45 French women w/ flowers - long line German POWs marched along street - one in pram.
07:28:26 Portrait of Hitler used as dart board. First official ceremony when General Collins presents TriColour made out of parachute silk to Mayor of Cherbourg.
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