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    United States Army liberate Cherbourg, France, during WWII

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Cherbourg Liberated: American Troops Enter the Famous French Port

    FRANCE: Cherbourg:

    AMERICA MILITARY. Mjr.Gen.Collins accepts surrender of Cherbourg

    AMERICA NAVAL Allied ships bombard Cherbourg

    BABIES French baby born when allies take Cherbourg

    COLLINS, J.Laughton.(U.S.Mjr.Gen). Accepts surrender of Cherbourg

    EXPLOSIONS Blowing up unsafe buildings inc. Church in France

    FRANCE VALOGNES captured.. buildings blown up.. railway cleared.. U.S. troops capture CHERBOURG.

    GERMAN MILITARY. Prisoners taken at Cherbourg, inc.von Schlieben Henneke

    GUNS. Captured German 88mm. gun in France

    HENNEKE, Rear Admiral (German). w. von Schlieben when Cherbourg falls

    MILITARY BRITISH. 6th Airborne Division gets supplies by air,France

    NAVAL BRITISH. Allied shipping bombards Cherbourg

    PRISONERS OF WAR Germans taken in Cherbourg..inc.two women.

    RAILWAYS Clearing wrecked railway in France

    ROCKETS. Rocket shell emplacements in Cherbourg (believed)

    SUPPLIES & SUPPLY DROPPING Dropped by air to 6th Airborne Division, France

    VON SCHLIEBEN.Lt.Gen.(German). Commands Cherbourg Garrison..surrenders

    Military - Active; France; United States of America

    U.S., demolish, demolition, rubble, church, destruction, tanks, British, soldiers, supplies, supply drop, helicopter, bombardment, warship, Canadian Navy, United States Navy, ship, explosion, prisoners, POWs, German, white flag, Lieutenant General Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben, Battle of Cherbourg, Rear Admiral Henneke, Rear Admiral Walter Hennecke, secret weapon, Allies, birth, newborn, World War II, World War Two, Second World War, war, Joseph "Lightning Joe" Lawton Collins, armour
    Background: United States Army liberate Cherbourg, France, during WWII

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