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WWII - 1944, France, Invasion: Airborne Invasion Of Fortress Europe, The R3 of 6

Reel Number: 221769-03

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1943,1944,1940s

Country: England,United Kingdom,USA


TC Begins: 21:21:49

TC Ends: 21:30:51

Duration: 00:09:02

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1944, Normandy Invasion - USAAF Glider Preparations in England MS & MCUs of paratroopers w/ equipment boarding buses; CUs. Motorcycle escort leading convoy of English buses thru farmland. Men out of buses, into hangar building used as barracks prior to invasion day. MCU men issued new equipment from trucks; given life vests, medical supplies, hand grenades 21:23:17 MCU of jazz band playign; men doing push-ups; playing volleyball, baseball. CU men reading & writing letters; soldiers checking over & working on personal equipment, knives & cleaning & oiling guns. CU attaching bayonets. 21:24;05 Men paint invasion marking on C-47. 21:24:23 CU men receiving allotment of invasion currency. MS men unload large parapak bundles from truck & attach to underside of C-47 fuselage. MS fuel truck parked in front of C-47, 440th TG on bumper of truck. MCU nose section of C-47 named Mary Louise, mechanics work on engine. 21:25:09 High angle / HA men back trucks & equipment onto LST. MS 101st Airborne Infantry Division men onto LST. MS of LST, US 310 on side, thru water past other ships. 21:25:34 MS interior briefing room. D-Day minus one showing officers briefing pilots of first flight of invasion. CUs listening. General briefs airborne division in open field; MS various religious services held for paratroopers. 21:26:19 General Eisenhower walking to paratroopers w/ blackened faces, MCUs. 21:27:09 MS men walk out of hangar to flight line carrying their equipment; relax beneath aircraft prior to loading. MS inspecting parapaks beneath the aircraft. 21:28:46 CU paratroopers, w/ Mohawk haircuts, faces blackened, putting on grease paint to others. MS officer reading message from Supreme Commander to men. 21:29:25 MS checking equipment & preparing to board planes. CU putting on equipment, assisted by other troops. CU eating piece of pineapple. CU another paratrooper laughing at cameraman. Men checking equipment; officer / jump master inspects men. WW2; Training; 1944; 1940s; Invasion Preparations; NOTE: Very good quality. Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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