German troops move through a village and interrogate Canadian and British prisoners of war in France during WWII.
France Date:1944, July Duration:5 min 54 sec Sound:Yes
Allied invasion of northern France during World War II. Allied bombers attack the coast. German coastal fortifications. A German officer looks through binoculars. He surveys Allied ships and crafts approaching the coast. German coastal guns fired at the Allied fleet in the English Channel. Smoke due to explosions in the water. Soldiers fire artillery. They load shells. Ships hit by the artillery fire. German pillboxes and fortifications. German soldiers inspect damaged and wrecked crafts washed ashore. Soldiers look out to the sea. Camouflaged German tanks and infantry move through a French village. Explosions in fields. Machine guns fired. Soldiers take cover, fire in prone positions. They advance past wrecked and damaged Allied tanks. Allied prisoners marched in the forest. Seated prisoners. German officers discuss the strategy. German fortifications on a French beach. Germans pass downed Allied and British planes. Invasion stripes on an aircraft. German officers arrive to inspect the wrecked aircraft. Captured British and Canadian prisoners of war (POWs). Soldiers of The Nova Scotia Highlanders, The 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion held prisoners. Wounded prisoners. A soldier with an eye patch. A German officer talks to the prisoners and check their papers.
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