USS Texas bombards the beach of Normandy, France as barrage balloons fly overhead during World War II..
Normandy France Date:1944, June Duration:1 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Allied fleet underway in the Atlantic Ocean towards Normandy, France during World War II. A battleship bombards a beach of France. Explosions occur in the background and billows of smoke rise upwards. USS Texas ( BB-35) fires salvos and explosions occur on the coast. An amphibious craft in the background. A Free French cruiser of the Glorie Class. An LCT ( Landing Craft Tank ) and an LCI ( Landing Craft Infantry ) underway at sea. The LCI in the foreground as barrage balloons fly overhead. LCTs and an LST ( Landing Ship Tanks ). A Task Force underway. A soldier looks from aboard a vessel in the foreground. A breakwater made up of sunken ships. A man stands on the deck of an LCI in a foul weather jacket and a watch cap. He looks over the horizon. Wounded men being put over into an LCM ( Landing Craft Mechanized). Three wounded men on stretchers. Men aboard the LCM with an American flag flying from it.
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