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WWII Pre-Normandy D-Day Invasion, English Harbor

Reel Number: 220764-04

Color: Colour

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: England,United Kingdom


TC Begins: 05:28:02

TC Ends: 05:36:54

Duration: 00:08:52

WWII Pre-Normandy D-Day Invasion, English Harbor Man on life-raft filling barrel w/ water from jug. US 87 anchored, ships moving about. US 325 LCI & men on board chipping rust from deck; painting decks. CUS. 05:30:10 LCIs underway. 05:30:55 Various small ships at sea; beginning crossing. Three men man shipboard anti-aircraft gun. CU getting ammunition. 05:31:56 View of English harbor & moored ships at anchor from sea. View past LCT aground on sandbar, rolling hills in BG. 05:32:43 CU Man looking through binoculars. Barrage balloons over countryside & coastal village, w/ CU & LS. GOOD. 05:33:44 On deck, men sorting ropes & making general repairs and/or maintenance. 05:34:34 MS & CUs man painting campaign stripes & red stars on LCI US 84. 05:35:54 Men w/ Ack Ack gun swiveling it. Men on board ships 85, 88 & 496 at anchor in British bay, looks West country. Village visible. Anti-aircraft crew w/ binoculars looking, pointing. WWII: WW2 Invasions; England; 1944; Jun44;

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