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WWII - 1944, France, Invasion: Airborne Invasion Of Fortress Europe, The R5 of 6

Reel Number: 221769-05

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1944,1940s

Country: England,France,United Kingdom,USA


TC Begins: 21:37:34

TC Ends: 21:44:33

Duration: 00:06:59

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1944, Normandy Invasion - USAAF Bombing France & Glider Preparations in England Night, LS, MS & CUs of barrage laid by invasion fleet on D-Day; various types of naval vessels firing at coast of France. 21:38:20 LS taken from ship showing French coastline w/ B-25 low over water. Aerial B-26 formation pre-dawn w/ invasion fleet below. Bombs falling, explosions. 21:39:01 Landing craft towards shore. 101st Airborne Division landing from LCI. MS troops advance from water onto beach in fog & smoke. Aerial of B-26s; bombs dropping. Explosions in town & country roads, bridges. GOOD. 21:40:30 Three P-51s diving in low across camera aircraft. GSAP strafing power plant; water towers; aircraft on grass field; strafing large hangar building; strafing trucks on road, barges on canal, locomotives of moving train. Other large explosions from strafing of railroad cars. 21:41:44 MCS trucks & equipment past, moving up from French beachhead, anti-aircraft protection battalion, engineers, infantrymen, men carrying rifles, others carrying mine detectors, medics. 21:42:04 Aerial of large airfield in England w huge number of C-47s, Hamilton & Horsa type gliders parked. 21:42:48 Medics wearing arm bands march along roads from beach. American paratroopers loading into the British type gliders. CU insignia of English Airborne Division on arm & shoulder of British paratrooper. British paratrooper put on equipment, 6th airborne Division, RAF 38th Group. 21:43:48 C-47s towing British gliders. Officers waving goodbye. GOOD take off past camera, in flight over field & other planes. WW2; Training; 1944; 1940s; 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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