• Short Summary

    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:
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    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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    Film ID:
    VLVACZXZKSKJAE5LY6PU9BYOHMZW0
    Media URN:
    VLVACZXZKSKJAE5LY6PU9BYOHMZW0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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