German forces responding to Allied invasion of Normandy in World War II
St. Lo France Date:1944 Duration:3 min 15 sec Sound:Yes
German forces rushing to combat Allied forces following the invasion of Normandy during World War 2.
erman sturmgeschütz (stug IV) tank destroyer and other armor heading toward the Allied invasion forces in Normandy France, during World War 2. German infantrymen moving and firing mortars. German infantry moving alongside armor camouflaged with tree branches and other foliage. German infantry moving cautiously by side of dirt road. Huge explosions nearby from Allied shells. A knocked out and burning American M4 Sherman tank. Several more Knocked out Shermans. Closup of parts of a destroyed Sherman tank. German soldiers climbing over and inspecting a knocked out tank of the U.S. 3rd Armored Division. A German officer points out places where shells had penetrated the tank. German Army vehicles passing burning U.S. trucks burning at the roadside. Views from a German vehicle moving along a paved road past several destroyed Allied tanks and trucks. Several British prisoners of war being escorted by a German armed guard. Sign in German pointing to prisoner collecting place. A large number of American soldiers walking into a courtyard of sorts. Camera closeup of wriing on back of one soldier's jacket, reading: "Patchie, P.A. Hershey." American POWs sitting and standing in the confinement area. Armed German guard at the prisoner compound.
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