War correspondents board Landing Crafts along with 101st Airborne Troops in South England
United Kingdom Date:1944, June Duration:2 min 12 sec Sound:NO SOUND
War correspondents board crafts on the South England coast shortly before D-Day Invasion. The correspondents film United States 101st Airborne Division troops marching towards Landing Crafts at the docks. They carry grenades and bazookas. Soldiers board Landing Crafts. The heavy crafts have to be pushed off the docks by military trucks. The troops are taken to larger crafts and ships further into the water. Soldiers pose for the camera. A fleet of ships and Landing Crafts Infantry (LCI) in the water. The correspondents with Commander of the invasion group Lt. Patton and the Captain of the ship, LCI number 5. A correspondent shows his camera to an officer. War correspondent Wes Hanes trims his beard.
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