War correspondents approach the docks on the South England coast, preparing for D-Day invasion in World War II
Totton Hampshire England Date:1944, June Duration:2 min 25 sec Sound:NO SOUND
War correspondents covering World War 2, prepare for the D-Day Invasion. U.S. soldiers in military jeeps, ready to be boarded onto Landing Crafts, approach the dock area in South England. Soldiers on the road. Bars on the jeep bumpers designed to cut wires put up across the roads by Germans. A war correspondent sits with baggage on the road. A dog nearby. An American and a British soldier man a Control Post. They check a correspondent's baggage and bedding. Wes Hanes seated on the baggage. Pete Carroll of Boston, photographer for the Associated Press, smokes a cigarette. Behind him is a sign for the Salmon Leap Public House. They eat K-rations. Hanes on the riverside with a small castle in the background seen through the arch under the bridge. Pete Carroll stepping on stones near the river bank after washing his hands in the river.
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