The Allied invasion of Normandy, France, during World War II
Normandy France Date:1944 Duration:1 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
June 6, 1944, Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War 2. Naval bombardment from Allied battleships and other warships. Troops descend rope nets from transports into landing craft. U.S. Coast Guard operated Attack Transport ship, USS Bayfield (APA-33)is flagship at Utah beach. LCVPs speed toward the beach. Troops wade out of landing craft under fire. Some are hit and fall in water. August 15, 1944, last wave of invasion in the South of France, rockets firing from assault ships. Troops arriving on the beach. Jeep drives off landing craft.
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