German forces defending against Allies after the Normandy invasion in World War II.
France Date:1944 Duration:2 min 33 sec Sound:Yes
German troops defending against allies, after the Normandy invasion. German antiaircraft crew firing at American bombers over German-occupied France, in World War 2. Destruction from Allied bombing. A wrecked French cathedral. Formations of U.S. B-17 bombers overhead. German antiircraft guns firing. One American bomber hit and falling. French civilians fleeing bombed area, with meager belongings. French emergency vehicles responding. burning wreckage of a downed B-17. Crosses and helmets mark graves of French soldiers. Allied flier POWs carrying their opened parachutes. Others being escorted to prison compound holding many American prisoners of war.Artwork decorating their lying jackets. One POW is from 101st Airborne Division. Waffen-SS General,Josef Dietrich, Commander,5th Panzer Army, consulting with field officers. German troops in camouflage, walk through woods. A huge explosion near the camera. Destroyed Allied armor. Knocked out M4 Sherman tank named "Pistolpackinmamma!"and one named "Blondie," and another,"Alice II."
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