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WWII - 1944, Rocket Bombs; Cherbourg, France Capture; Italy Fighting & Damage. R1 & 2

Reel Number: 221778-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1940s,1944

Country: England,France,Germany,Italy,United Kingdom

Location: BrIe,Caen,Cherbourg,Civitavecchia,Lake Bolsena Area,London,Tuscany,Val D’Orcia

TC Begins: 08:00:11

TC Ends: 08:13:50

Duration: 00:13:39

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1944, Rocket Bombs; Cherbourg, France Capture; Italy Fighting & Damage. Title: Secret. Additional titles. Intertitle: Germany’s Robot Bombs 08:00:39 Aerial view over partially constructed concrete rocket launching base dug into ground near Brie, France. Two USA soldiers walk around looking at partially completed installation. Re-enforcing steel in place; ready for concrete to be poured. 08:01:22 Radar turning on English coast, pan w/ flying bomb passing in background; goes into dive, explodes behind building. Smoke rising from explosion beyond London buildings skyline. 08:01:45 Intertitle: Last Enemy Resistance Ends At Cherbourg. 08:01:51 Soldier w/ binocular looks across harbor from rubble; CU French (?) navy officer w/ binoculars. P-47s dropping bombs w/ explosions on German fortifications. 08:02:26 Two USA officers beside jeep broadcasting surrender demand (MOS). Captured Nazi soldiers guarded sitting on dock, MCUs; pan across German officers standing. Marched past building w/ US, British & French flag. Troops guarding damaged German emplacements along harbor & wrecked seaplane base, collapsed hangers & warehouses. 08:03:43 Intertitle: Mediterranean - Operations in Italy. Pan destroyed Civitavecchia port; Navy diver, landing craft unloading supplies, cranes moving fuel / oil drums into trucks. Large bombs unloaded. German 280mm railroad gun & burned freight cars moved out of railyard. 08:05:35 Airfield at Befehlsstell (?) w/ wrecked hangers, fighter planes & bombs. Lake Bolsena area bomb craters in road filled; truck w/ Nazi prisoners past. French & Black African troops along road north to Torre Alfina; trucks thru mountain town. Pan of valley near Campiglia dorcia / Val D’Orcia, Tuscany; LS fighting below w/ 155mm Long Toms drawing fire from enemy. MS British 8th Army artillery firing, day & night GOOD. 08:08:10 Town sign: Scansano on west coast, 5th US Army moving, resting & leaving past destroyed German equipment w/ soldiers inspecting. GI infantry down into valley & across fields. 08:09:10 Smoke rising from coast of peninsula; aerial over destroyed warehouses & industry on harbor; view from water. Aerial over undamaged residential district. 08:10:09 Leader. 08:10:27 Intertitel: Normandy Operations. 1st Army Ordnance Collecting Point, Cherbourg Peninsula. Much heavily damaged equipment. Repairing American tanks: welding, motor rebuilding. German equipment inspected, gun carriers, tanks, caissons, armored cars. 08:11:39 Soldiers watching burning half-track at St. Lo; tanks thru hedgerow & infantry advancing. Past dead Germans; artillery firing under camouflage. 08:12:19 British troops advance toward Caen; 8th Battalion, Royal Scots w/ tanks thru grain field. Fighting, smoke & advancing. Firing rifles; new type British mortar fired & German prisoners taken. 08:13:36 Title: The End. Secret. WW2; Buzz Bombs; V-1 (?); Battles; Destruction; Fighting; NOTE: Partial or both reels (entire card) sold at per reel rate. Very good quality. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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