U.S. ships get damaged due to a gale storm on the coast of Normandy following D-Day.
Normandy France Date:1944, June 19 Duration:3 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
Storm in Normandy, France following D-Day. German prisoners are marched under guard. Sunken U.S. merchant marine ships form a protective breakwater on the coast of Normandy. Gale force winds hit the area. High waves break over the ships and cause damage during the storm. Wreckage of ships. Soldiers near the wreckage. The United States Coast Guard ship 'Flying Angel' is seen among the wreckage. Dead and wounded men are loaded on landing craft. A military officer types 'V-Mail' on a typewriter while smoking a pipe in the United States. The man puts his signature on the typed paper and then folds the paper. He puts on his cap, gets up from the table and walks away with the help of crutches. Camera zooms in for close-up of a Purple Heart award in a case on the desk.
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