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WWII - Invasion - Practice - Scotland & England, Mar-Apr44

Reel Number: 220286-06

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: England,Scotland,United Kingdom

Location: Slapton Sands

TC Begins: 01:53:12

TC Ends: 01:59:10

Duration: 00:05:58

WWII - Invasion - Practice - Scotland & England, Mar-Apr44 Mar44 Troops return to transport after maneuvers off Scotland. Small freighter in harbor, landing craft unloading GIs w/ field packs & guns. 01:54:28 Mar44 Off coast of England, troops disembarking from Coast Guard Transport, invasion practice, troops landing. Unloading small boat, GIs down nets into LCM. Small boats in rough water, LCMs into beach, Slapton Sands (?). 01:55:50 Apr44 Troops board LCI(?) from dock. Small boats in water practicing, circling. White caps & water getting rougher. 01:56:41 Larger ships anchored in smooth water. LSTs moving. Unloading truck from LST onto Rhino barge in practice. Beach & equipment practicing unloading. 01:58:10 Apr44 Coast Guardsmen march to church services. 01;58:41 Mail arrives from US, small boats bring to larger ships. D-Day Preparations; 1944; WW2;

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