U.S. Fourth Infantry advancing in Normandy, France, a few days after the D-day invasion in World War II
France Date:1944, June 8 Duration:1 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Fourth Infantry Division in Normandy, France, during World War 2. A sign on highway N.13 points to Montebourg 8.9Km and Cherbourg 34.9km, indicating their location as just north of Sainte Mere Eglise, as they advance following the Allied Normandy invasion in World War 2. A knocked out German Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) assault gun is seen on a road next to some power lines. Closeup of the Stug III with two shell holes in it. Fourth Infantry soldiers in a jeep drive past another destroyed Stug III, as they make their way through the town of Montebourg. A U.S. M10 tank destroyer is parked on the road behind. Scene shifts to a jeep displaying a red cross flag carrying medics along a road past several U.S. soldiers standing near a cemetery containing old gravestones. Another knocked out Stug III is seen. Two American soldiers, with rifles, ride through a deserted town on horses, followed by another soldier on a motorcycle. Street sign shows distance to Ravenoville as 6.8km and to La Mer as 9.7km. Closeup of one of the mounted soldiers.
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