• Short Summary

    The Second Front opens at last. First rush pictures of greatest event in military history?

  • Description

    Jersey:
    GV troops on quayside pan to invasion craft anchored.
    SV troops walking towards along quayside.
    SV pan British troops towards down gangway to invasion barges.
    BV troops along quayside with push-bikes.
    Angle shot troops embarking with bicycles.
    GBV troops embarking passing camera.
    GTV U.S. troops marching along road.
    SV U.S. troops marching along road - smiling at camera.
    LBV U.S. troops embarking on to small craft.
    CU U.S. soldier on beach gives signal.
    GV U.S. troops embarking up gangway from shed.
    SV pan Churchill arriving and up gangway.
    SV Churchill with General Smutts.
    SV towards Churchill walking along ship.
    SV Bevin followed by Naval officers.
    CV L.C.I.'s move off.
    SV Churchill giving "V" sign.
    Map showing England and animated stars on French coast.

    Scenes of Eisenhower in London - Factory workers listen to Eisenhower's speech. ENGLAND: London:
    General Eisenhower at desk
    BBC Broadcasting House
    Radio workers broadcasting speech and transmitters outside
    GV factory workers in canteen listening to Eisenhower's speech.
    SV factory workers listening.
    SV factory manager at mike, making an announcement.
    GV factory workers in canteen applauding.
    Background: The Second Front opens at last. First rush pictures of greatest event in military history include actual bombing of German defence targets, embarkation of Airborne Arm on troop carriers and subsequent flight over the Channel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAIN4ZS03KZD4V6OCK1HWT2G3A
    Media URN:
    VLVAAIN4ZS03KZD4V6OCK1HWT2G3A
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: World War 2:  Invasion of Europe DEFENCE: World War 2:  Invasion of Europe DEFENCE: World War 2:  Invasion of Europe

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