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WWII - 1944, England: D-Day Convoy (Channel Crossing & Onto Beaches) 06Jun44 R2 & 3 of 3

Reel Number: 220287-02

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1944,1940s

Country: England,France,United Kingdom,USA

Location: Normandy

TC Begins: 09:08:42

TC Ends: 09:18:56

Duration: 00:10:14

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1944, England: Invasion Forces Crossing Channel & Onto Beaches. 06Jun44 Airborne paratroops board buses, to planes. 09:09:11 Planes overhead & aerial of convoy; bombing bridges; ships across English Channel. 09:09:46 C-47 & gliders readied. Pilots briefed. 09:10:19 General Gavin holding microphone talking to troops. Religious service (brief). General Eisenhower / Ike inspecting airborne w/ blackened faces, assigned to 6 Pathfinder units. Across field & boarding / loading gliders, w/ parapacks, motorcycles, men putting on Mae West life preservers & equipment. Jumpmaster inspecting & boarding w/ leg packs. 09:12:23 Gliders towed off. POV from glider & view of others. 09:12:56 Ships crossing, various size ships. Ships signal & bombarding coast firing broadsides - CUs signalers. 09:13:37 Men off ships into assault boats. Ships firing; 09:13:59 Fighter planes low over; gun camera of strafing water towers, railroad / RR & canals. 09:14:27 Slug. 09:14:41 Guns bombarding coast; troops offloading to assault boats, heading to shore; rockets firing & assault boats to shore. 09:15:21 Bombing by various sized aircraft. Explosions from bombs; ships firing & explosions. Troops running across beach w/ casualties. Wading ashore & onto beach. 09:16:29 Rescuing men from water. 09:17:05 Cliffs, medics & plasma w/ wounded. Men off landing craft. British troops onto beach, up dunes & around buildings (GOOD). 09:17:51 Second assault wave; wading ashore. LCIs unloading; smoke screen. Bulldozer across sand. Aerial of bombers over river. WW2; Normandy Invasion; History; Fighting; Battles; NOTE: Note combined two reels sold at per reel rate. Sound track background noise. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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