• Short Summary

    Hitherto secret Churchill tank makes first public appearance in invasion exercises.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Allies Hit Hard, East and West

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    GV pan three T.L.C.s and troops on shore / Troops pulling Beaufort gun into Troop landing craft (TLC) / Bren carrier pulling small field gun to TLC / Men unlimbering gun from Bren carrier / Troops pulling gun into TLC / Churchill tank towards / Tractors and small bogeys of Churchill tank / Churchill tanks onto TLC / Troops carrying wire mesh and equipment aboard TLC / TLC's leaving coast / GV on board TLC showing tanks and troops / TLC's and Amphibious landing craft (ALC's) at sea / TLC and ALC approaching smoke screened coast / Troops running out of TLC onto land / Two Churchill tanks off TLC and onto land / Troops wading ashore from another TLC/ Soldier in water, TLC's in background, falls as he reaches shore

    Churchill tank along beach past A.L.C / Troops up beach and Churchill tank along beach and three ALC's with troops onto beach / Manned Bofor gun / Men on carrier past manned Bofor gun in foreground and landing craft / Bren carrier out of TLC and into water with troops / Troops climbing cliff and eight more assault boats arriving / Troops landing from ALC and up cliffs.

    Munitions and Armaments; Vehicles; Personalities - Armed Forces; Military - Active; Great Britain; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: Hitherto secret Churchill tank makes first public appearance in invasion exercises.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA72CT661VSVKOQLCLL56833ZQ5
    Media URN:
    VLVA72CT661VSVKOQLCLL56833ZQ5
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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