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WWII - 1944, England: D-Day Invasion Preparations, Falmouth, England; Jeep Modifications. 01Jun44

Reel Number: 220288-08

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: England,United Kingdom,USA

Location: Falmouth

TC Begins: 06:04:56

TC Ends: 06:15:20

Duration: 00:10:24

WWII - 1944, England: D-Day Invasion Preparations, Falmouth, England; Jeep Modifications. 01Jun44 B 477. Half track backing, another backing & pulling trailer; MS half-track pulling trailer onto LST. Ford M8 Light armored car backing onto LST. 06:05:52 Jeeps past on road. 06:06:04 Slate: Camera Don Beck. Roll 15. 01Jun44. Jeep w/ trailer into LST shot from inside. 2 jeeps on elevator & raised to upper deck. 06:06:52 Slate: same. Roll 14. Upper deck of LST w/ jeeps parked & half-track backing up ramp. Trucks backing on LST over camera. 06:07:58 Slate: Same, roll 16. High angle deck of LST (?) at beach & equipment on deck. Jeep backs up. Other equipment. 06:08:53 LS of bay & soldiers at anti-aircraft guns before dock w/ equipment & LST approaching. MS & MCU of docking ship. 06:09:23 Sailor & signaling w/ flags. Shore approach road & line of vehicles waiting to load. 06:09:56 Slate: Same, roll 12. (out of focus) LST moving up the bay. 06:10:16 in focus. LST US 532 approaching & alongside dock. 06:11:03 Slate: Same, roll 17. US 532 docked w/ US 27 on close side (good exposure) w jeep thru water & up ramp, other vehicles boarding. Barrage balloon over sailors lining rail. 06:11:52 Military policeman directing traffic thru town, Falmouth. 06:12:07 Slug. 06:12:14 B472 slug (out of focus & out of frame). Good picture: soldier painting vertical angle iron bar as wire cutter (?) on jeep bumper, chalks okay. US flag put on window. Bolting vertical angle to bumper. Jeep past camera. 06:13:10 Slate: Camera, Maloney. Man sitting under tree sawing angle iron w/ hacksaw, CU. Column of jeeps pull away from side of road & past camera. 06:13:36 Attaching vertical angle to jeep, hand drilling bumper to attach angle iron. More of bolting. Sharpening cut at top (to cut wire?). CU of bolting. WW2 Navy; Army; Preparations; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. Largely useful & good quality but occasional out of frame. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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