News about Allied invasion of northern France during World War II reaches New York City newspapers and billboards on Tuesday June 6, 1944. Views of newspaper headlines about the Allied D-Day invasion of Northern France during World War 2. Men buy newspapers. A man picks up a paper with a headline 'Allies invade France'. An electronic billboard flashes news regarding the Allied invasion of France. It informs about the landing of American, British and Canadian troops in Normandy, France. It also informs about the landing of paratroopers behind the Atlantic Wall to face Nazi attacks. People aboard a bus look at the electronic billboard.
Allied Invasion of northern France on D-Day (June 6, 1944). German newspaper headlines announcing the Allied invasion. A map of northern France. Allied bombers attack the French coast. Pilots in the aircraft. Soldiers operate radios. Germans sound the alarm. Soldiers take their positions at the coastal fortification. They pile up shells and use search lights. German coastal guns and submarines fire at the Allied fleet in the English Channel. Night fighting. Artillery fired. Explosions as Allied crafts are hit. Soldiers fire machine guns as the enemy approaches the coast. Officers and soldiers in German pillboxes. German submarines fire torpedos. A German officer looks through binoculars to survey the damage.
Bombing campaigns in German-occupied Northern France and in Wuppertal, Germany. Two aviators from free French squadrons stationed in England climb into A-20 "Boston Bombers". View of bombers in flight low over water and then over towns of northern France. A-20s along with B-25 bombers bomb industrial areas over northern France. Views of smoke clouds, destroyed targets and impact of bombing. Dutch squadrons in B-25 aircraft attacking Nazi harbor installations. Aerial view of Wuppertal Germany being bombed at night.
News about Allied invasion of northern France during World War II reaches United States. People gathered on streets of New York to get news about D-Day and the Allied invasion of Europe. A woman reads a newspaper with a headline about Allied invasion of France. People gathered in a street as they read an electronic billboard that reads ' Armies invade France ' A man reads a newspaper with a headline' Invasion armies 10 miles inland' Another headline, this one from the New York Post reads "Invasion We're in France. Victorious on Normandy Beach! Our paratroopers seize airports!" Man holding paper opens it to deeper pages showing additional invasion-related news stories in the New York Post. Sailors read invasion related news. A man buys a newspaper and reads it. Men in a car, people on street and women in a bus read invasion news on an electronic billboard in a street. Extra edition of newspaper seen.
Distant view of convoy at sea and 8th infantry regiment soldiers of assault team advance inland. Assault team soldiers cross the obstacles in their way.
Regiment moves ahead.
United States soldiers march German prisoners of war to sea shore. Prisoners are rounded up for interrogation. View of many ships off the coast as landing operations are in affect. A wounded United States soldier on litter, surrounded by a group of United States medics, is given blood plasma. Other wounded soldiers on litters and medics treating them.