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United Kingdom's King Edward VIII reviews sailors and marines of the Royal Navy Fleet aboard a ship, Portland.

United Kingdom's King Edward VIII pays a visit to Royal Navy fleet, Portland. Royal Navy fleet in Portland harbor. The monarch passes lines of men standing at attention as King Edward VIII reviews sailors and marines aboard a ship.

Date: 1936, November 23
Duration: 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Allied amphibious force assembling in England, prior to D-Day invasion of Normandy, in World War II

Allied amphibious forces assembling in Weymouth Harbor and Portland Harbor, England, in preparation for the invasion of Normandy, France during World War 2. U.S. Army halftrack backing onto a Landing Craft Tank ( LCT), alongside Stone pier, Castletown, Portland, England. Closeup of a young soldier silhouetted against sky during loading operations. A soldier looking from his ship at the transport ship USS Barnett (AP-11) anchored nearby. Higgins boat shuttling away from the USS Barnett. Several of her Higgins boats are tied alongside, and one is on a hoist. View of the Submarine Chaser, USS PC-617, tied up alongside the Barnett. Scene shifts to portside view of the USS Dorothea L. Dix (AP-67) at anchor. View from the water, of LCLs(L)540 and 542 docked next to each other. U.S. Landing Craft Tank LC(T)-636, along with others moored to buoys. U.S. Landing ships Tank (LSTs 300 and 350) are seen anchored next to one another. Closeup of LST-134 with Higgins boats nearby. Landing Craft Tank-157 with barge tied up aside, full of trucks, DUKWs, a tractor, and other cargo. Closeup of LCT-213 underway past the camera boat.

Date: 1944, June 4
Duration: 1 min 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Allied amphibious forces loading onto ships in preparation for the invasion of Normandy in World War II

Allied troops and equipment being loaded on ships in preparation for the D-Day invasion of Normandy, during World War 2. U.S. soldiers riding in landing craft as they position in the Harbor,Portland, England. Troops wave to the camera. U.S. Coast guardsman at the helm of a landing craft. Landing craft being hoisted aboard a transport ship. U.S. Army halftracks backing onto a Landing Craft Tank (LCT), alongside Stone pier,Castletown, Portland, England. One halftrack has some difficulty , but makes it OK.

Date: 1944, June 4
Duration: 2 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Ships and invasion craft anchored in Portland harbor, England, during World War II.

Allied amphibious assault forces organizing in Portland Harbor, England, prior to the invasion of Normandy, France during World War 2. U.S. trucks loaded with equipment and supplies, for the invasion force, being driven on a road. A group of soldiers stands at a side of the road. A vehicle loaded with supplies is driven past the soldiers. View from atop the Verne Citadel, Portland, of ships and invasion craft anchored in the harbor. several vessels moving about in the harbor.

Date: 1944, June 1
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. sailor fills a gasoline tank in Portland, England a day before D-Day invasion of Normandy, France during World War II.

U.S. army supply area, Portland Beach Road, Portland, England, a day prior to D-Day invasion of Normandy, France during World War 2. U.S. sailor fills a gasoline tank from jerry cans. Sign reads 'In case of fire call NFS at Weymouth, Telephone Weymouth 1150.' Sign on fire extinguisher reads 'Danger No Smoking'. Cans in supply area with signs 'Petrol', 'Oil', 'Diesel', 'Kerosene'. Empty gasoline containers.

Date: 1944, June 5
Duration: 2 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Preparations in England for the D-Day invasion of Normandy in World War II

World War 2 invasion of Normandy, France. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Marshal Joseph Stalin, and Prime Minister Churchill, meeting at Tehran, Iran, in December 1943. U.S. Generals George Marshall and Hap Arnold, at conference table. Closeup of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Map showing defense areas of the German 7th, 15th and 19th Armies in Europe. Map showing ports at Brest, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Dieppe, and Calais. Cherbourg is highlighted. U.S. Army trucks, tanks, and artillery, stockpiled in England. Railroad train carrying M3 Stuart tanks. U.S soldiers leaving troop ships and marching to their camps in Britain. Allied troops practicing amphibious assaults on Southern coast of England. Formation of B-26 bombers.View from Allied aircraft flying low over German-occupied area. B-17dropping bombs over Germany. German fighter planes attacking B-17 bombers beginning in February 1944. Gunner in turret of B-17 firing at them. A B-17 exploding in the air. German fighter downed by B-17 gunner. Gun camera footage of German Bf 109 attacked from rear by gunfire. American soldiers in trucks, DUKWs, M4 tanks, and M8 armored Cars. Troops receive gas masks, waist life belts, field rations, and French money. May 30, 1944, American soldiers board tanks, trucks and other vehicles bound for embarkation points in England. Seen are Stuart M3 light tanks, jeeps, and M7 Priest tanks. M7 tanks are seen, equipped with intake and exhaust ducts. (At TC:11:39, U.S. M7 Priest tanks,equipped for deep wading, are seen passing the base of the Jubilee clock on the beachfront at Weymouth, on their way toward Castle Town in Portland for embarkation.) Transport ships are loaded at the embarkation ports. Trucks being backed onto LCT-453. U.S. Army infantry marching and boarding transport ships. Troops marching into LST 376 at Plymouth, England. Higgins Boats, from the USS Samuel Chase (APA-26) bringing troops to board her. Troops on deck of Attack transport, USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13). Barrage balloons overhead. Soldiers shooting craps on a troop ship deck. Coastguardsmen playing with a puppy dog. Gun crews on U.S. Navy warship being briefed. Soldiers field-strip and check their weapons

Date: 1944, June
Duration: 15 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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