Uniformed U.S. war correspondents and U.S. Army officers explore the house and grounds of the French Chateau de Pont-Rilly, in Négreville near Normandy France, soon after the Invasion of Europe. (The chateau was designed in 1765 by architect Pierre-Raphaël de Lozon for the Marquis d'Ourville). U.S. Army officers in the balcony of the mansion overlooking the entrance. Exteriors of the palatial chateau. A large bomb hole is visible in the roof, right of the main entrance. A French boy points out something distant on the grounds of the Chateau. A swan in a pond. Exteriors of the mansion. At the end of July 1944, near the time this footage was shot, the chateau became the headquarters of Advance Section of Com Z, also known as "ADSEC" (Advance Section, Communications Zone).
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