Allied planes bombard France and American troops and allies invade during D-Day invasion of World War II.
European Theater Date:1944, June 5 Duration:2 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
Allied invasion of France during World War II. 11,000 Allied aircraft in flight as they drop bombs over strategic Nazi communication installations in France. Bombs released from American bomber aircraft and impact. Explosions occur and pillar of smoke rises. Gun camera footage as German enemy railroad areas and ships are strafed. Dramatic gun camera footage from an allied aircraft as it hits a German fighter plane in flight and the German fighter loses a wing and explodes. American paratroopers board planes in England for D-Day mission to land in France. General Brererton shakes hands with soldiers and sees them off. Another group of American soldiers board glider aircraft for the mission. British paratroopers also board gliders at an English airfield and the glider takes off.
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