War correspondents gather in South England preparing to head to France, immediately before D-Day invasion in World War II.
United Kingdom Date:1944, June Duration:2 min 33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
War correspondents gathered in England, awaiting D-Day and preparing to enter France after the upcoming D-Day invasion in World War 2. War correspondents and soldiers at a camp on the South Coast of England. Jeeps, tents and men near baggage. Various correspondents meet up with each other. A correspondent walks amidst rows of tents with an officer. An officer gives a correspondent a shovel to defend himself. Correspondent Larry LeSueur smokes a cigarette. Various correspondents including Jack Thompson of the Chicago Tribune, Scripps-Howard Newspapers' Ernie Pyle, Associated Press' Larry O'Riley and Wharton Becker. They bid farewell to each other. A correspondent wearing a leather jacket with "War Correpondent" labeled epaulets on the shoulders. Clark Lee of INS and Chicago Daily News' William Stoneman next to a trailer attached to a military jeep. The war correspondents climb into a military truck. The truck passes through small British towns. People shop for vegetables in a crowded market place or a British town. Destroyed buildings in the town of Plymouth seen as the correspondents exit the rear of the Army vehicles.
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