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  • Short Summary

    American troops and equipment landing in France + wounded soldiers loaded onto plane.

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Allied forces invasion of occupied Europe - American troops landing in France, after D-day.

    Various shots of army vehicles on landing barge. L/S landing barge at sea near coast. L/S smaller landing craft. More shots vehicles and American soldiers on barge as it comes into dock. Various L/Ss smoke rising from cliffs. Landing barges approaching land. L/S, from beach, of warships, landing craft and barrage balloons. More shots ships. Various shots vehicles driving off landing crafts and onto beaches. M/S debris floating in sea. More shots vehicles and GIs landing on beach.

    Various shots wounded soldiers being loaded onto army transport plane. M/S American female nurse in combat uniform, including helmet, playing with dog. L/S plane taking off. L/S medics and nurses, all in uniform, standing in front of plane. Ambulances near plane. Various shots wounded being unloaded from plane. M/S nurse holding bunch of poppies. More nurses in combat gear getting off plane. M/S group soldiers sniffing bunch of poppies. Plane takes off. More shots black American soldiers helping wounded into ambulances.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:11:49:00
    UN 1124 D

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