Commanders of the United Nations discuss the strategy for Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II.
European Theater Date:1944 Duration:2 min 6 sec Sound:Yes
Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy, France during World War II. General Dwight D Eisenhower and other officers at SHEAF (Supreme Headquarters of Allied Expeditionary Force) as they confer about the invasion. Inside the headquarters, Commanders of Navy, Army and Air Force at a meeting. British ground crewmen work on English Horsa gliders. 9th Troop Carrier Command paints U.S. insignia on side of Horsa. United States C-47 plane takes off and a wind wane indicates wind direction. C-47 planes fly across at low altitude, two poles with pick up rope attached between them. C-47 makes aerial pick ups of gliders. Interior of C-47 plane crew members shove off large cargo packs out. Cargo packs and parachutes descend.
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