U.S. paratroopers of 9th Air Fore Troop Carrier Command are reviewed by Brig. Gen. Williams during D Day practices in England.
United Kingdom Date:1944 Duration:2 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
A film about D Day invasion practices by United States 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command in England during World War II. Paratroopers are milling about at an airfield in England. The Commander of 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command Brigadier General Paul L. Williams dramatizes as the paratroopers leave for D Day practices. Brigadier General Williams speaks to a paratrooper and asks his opinion about the invasion. The paratroopers speak about the invasion as a great responsibility on them. The paratroopers including Captain Charles D. Gun, Captain William K. Colp, Lieutenant Colonel Joel E. Crouch, Captain Frank L. Lillyman. Lined up at the airfield as Brigadier General Williams reviews them. He offers a cigar to Captain Lillyman. The paratroopers board a U.S. Army Air Forces C-47 aircraft.
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