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WWII - Normandy, D-Day ca - Harbor Activity & View From Land

Reel Number: 220764-05

Color: Colour

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: France

Location: Normandy

TC Begins: 05:37:40

TC Ends: 05:48:58

Duration: 00:11:18

WWII - Normandy, D-Day ca - Harbor Activity & View From Land Slate. Battleship USS Texas, BB-35, bombarding beach. Various other ships. Smoke rising on hillside, ships in foreground. US-492 past. Anchored ships; barrage balloons above. Wounded men on litters in landing craft. 05:39.45 Slate. US Coast Guard sailors looking at bullet holes & damage on ship, examines shrapnel. CUs. 05:40:39 Sunken ship hull being towed; Large grounded ships / freighters forming breakwater on Normandy beach. 05:41.11 Slate. Local standing by grounded wrecked ship on beach. US soldier on beach, wrecked equipment. German bunker & foxhole. Debris on beach. Men looking out at anchored ships; German bunker. Harbor from hilltop road. 05:42:24 POWs on ground in wire enclosure. Men looking out to harbor. 05:42.41 Coast Guard Ensign working on charts. Ammunition storage cabinet. Officer looking thru binoculars, framed by porthole. 05:44.42 Officer climbing ladder onto deck. Two officers on deck. Ensign w/ charts. 05:46:39 Signalman using light. Officer & sailor examining ammunition ready box. 05:47.29 CU scraping; sailors swabbing decks. 05:48.33 Sailor laying on ?? reading comic book; another looking at pinup magazine WW2 Invasions; France; 1944; Jun44;

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