Allied soldiers exit landing crafts on Normandy beaches facing open German fire, in France during D-Day Invasion, World War II
Normandy France Date:1944, June 6 Duration:2 min 52 sec Sound:Yes
Allied forces raid the coast of Normandy in France on the D-Day invasion, during World War 2. North Shore Regiment (3rd Canadian Division) soldiers land at the Nan sector of Juno beach. The Canadian soldiers aboard a landing vehicle approach gutted coastal houses and Nazi bunkers on the Normandy beach. The gates of landing craft open and soldiers advance facing intense open fire by the Nazis. Soldiers carrying their weapons run in shallow sea waters to reach the land. One soldier pats the back of the next in front of him as they prepare to wade ashore. Several other beach landings shown by Allied soldiers. Some wrecked boats and dead bodies of Allied soldiers in the sea. Injured American soldier tended by a medic, and infantrymen take guard close to sea wall to protect themselves from German gun fire. Paratroopers including 101st Airborne land ten miles inside the coast, free French villages and talk to natives about whereabouts of Nazis. American soldiers talk to a French boy and girl and French women and men indicating German soldier whereabouts.
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