U.S. 705th Ordnance soldiers use scrap metal from beach obstacles to construct hedgerow cutters.
Balleroy France Date:1944, July 19 Duration:2 min 58 sec Sound:NO SOUND
View of beach obstacles which were used to block Allied landing forces on the beaches of France. United States 705th Ordnance soldiers use welding torches to cut up beach obstacles for use as hedgerow cutters. Welders attach hedgerow cutters on M5A1 light tanks. Tank is about to be tested. The hedgerow cutter design came from Sergeant Curtis G. Culin, of the 102nd Reconnaissance Squadron.
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