Fueling operations for a Coast Guard cutter in a harbor, and men at work on the dock in Cherbourg, France during World War 2
Cherbourg Normandy France Date:1944, August 24 Duration:2 min 49 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A harbor in Cherbourg, France. A Coast Guard cutter anchored to the dock. A few pieces of equipment in the harbor. Fueling pipes arrayed across the docks to the ship. Other equipment on the dock. Men adjust and align the fueling pipes of the tanker with the pipes on vessel. A board that reads "Positively no tampering with pol equipment" is seen. Long length of fueling pipes. Two men at work. A man turns a valve. A man bathing on the ship's deck under a shower head. Men on the Coast Guard cutter. Small vessels in water. Buildings on the other shore in view. U.S. soldiers working on a cement mixer on shore along with German military prisoners of war. The U.S. soldiers offer cigarettes to the German prisoners and they smoke cigarettes.
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