U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Don Pardee Moon talks with his men on a beach after the D-Day invasion of Normandy in World War II
Normandy France Date:1944, June 11 Duration:1 min 57 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. troops and a U.S. Navy Admiral on a Normandy beachhead. U.S. troops, heavily laden with gear, including life preservers, seen on Normandy invasion beachhead several days after D-Day, during World War 2. A large number of German prisoners of war walk past the camera, under guard. View from further back of the prisoners walking along the beachhead. Barrage balloons aloft in background. A U.S. Lieutenant in foreground and several soldiers and a jeep nearby. A DUKW amphibious vehicle drives past the marching prisoners. U.S. soldiers remove their flotation gear and stack them into a pile on the beach. U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Don Pardee Moon seated in a jeep. LCIs (Landing Craft, Infantry) in the background. Admiral Moon talks with several U.S. officers. He then climbs aboard a Dodge WC 52 vehicle, in which others are already seated on benches in the back.
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