Allied bombers raid Nazi targets, before ground forces reach coast of Normandy in France during D-Day Invasion, World War II.
Normandy France Date:1944, June 6 Duration:3 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
Allied forces raid the coast of Normandy in France on the D-Day invasion, during World War II. Some of the first views of warships bring back dead and injured Allied soldiers from the Normandy battle to British ports. Infantrymen march on roads during preparations for D-Day invasion. Boats, landing vehicles and battleships sail towards the coast of Normandy from England. Allied bombers bomb the coast of Normandy prior to the ground forces landing there. Aircraft seen in the skies include the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-17 Liberators, and a Martin B-26 Marauder seen from above. Aerial views of bombers releasing bombs and smoke markers on targets for other bombers to follow. Many views of bombs impacting on German controlled targets in France and smoke rising from targets. A bridge over water is bombed. Smoke arises from bombing of rail lines and supply routes.
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