WWII - 1944, Normandy Invasion - D-Day Landings & Moving Inland, 06Jun44
Destroyer at sea - MCU Eisenhower on board ship.
01:52:47 Montgomery boards ship. USAAF in flight over Europe, gun camera, dogfight, German bomber explodes; strafing railway line and German aircraft on ground. GOOD.
01:53:30 Landing crafts hit the beach - British troops out of landing craft. Men & military equipment ashore - troops wade ashore. GOOD.
01:55:29 Camera gun, strafing railway lines, explosions.
01:55:58 AVs gliders on ground. GV Gliders on grass, troops w/ bicycles.
01:56:17 Troops off of LCI landing craft, beachhead activities. LV Soldier shot as runs up beach. Troops into water as landing craft sinks. Shore activity by British or Canadian troops.
01:58:11 Burning German gun emplacement / bunker. German soldier up to neck in ground. Troops moving inland along railroad line. Tanks up & past. US troops moving through small town. Dead. Bomb damaged buildings.
02:00:17 Patrol walking down street next to churchyard. Old couple walking down road - old French man shakes hands w/ soldier. Armored vehicle towing gun. Soldiers in ruins of Shrine / Church at Saint Marcouf. Two soldiers crouch behind wall of large house, one raises white flag on rifle. Patrol with German prisoner of war. Pile of confiscated helmets etc.
WW2; WWII D-Day Landings; 1944; 06Jun44; Battles; Fighting;