U.S. Vice Admiral John Wilkes and British Admiral Bertram Ramsay in Cherbourg, France near the Place Napoléon.
Cherbourg Normandy France Date:1944, July 6 Duration:1 min 46 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Allied occupation of Cherbourg, France during World War II. British Admiral Bertram Ramsay and U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Wilkes with other officers walking on town streets of Cherbourg and they arrive at the Hôtel de ville de Cherbourg for a conference. French, British and American flags on the Hotel de ville de Cherbourg. U.S. Army trucks loaded with men and towing covered trailers seen moving on roads and partially destroyed ferry terminal seen in the background. Admiral Wilkes and Admiral Ramsay at the town center with the equestrian statue of Napoleon mounted on a horse (the Place Napolean) designed by Armand The Véel. A bunker fortification is seen beside the statue, and the Place Napoléon statue is surrounded by a decorated iron gate. The partially bombed ferry terminal can be seen behind the Place Napoléon. Vide Admiral Wilkes and Admiral Ramsay stand in a building balcony and look at a map while in discussion. Admirals along with other officers in an amphibious jeep.
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