Allied invasion fleet prepares and leaves England for D-Day invasion in World War II
England Date:1944, June 5 Duration:5 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
Montage of war scenes related to World War 2 Allied invasion of France. German sentry looking though binoculars. German coastal rail gun.German Generals, and Hermann Goering inspecting coastal defenses.Allied D-day forces boarding ships in England.Troops loaded and waiting for orders to depart.Barrage balloons aloft.British and American troops,Coast Guardsmen, and sailors being briefed.General James Gavin briefing American Airborne troops.American and British aircrews being briefed for missions.British King George VI visiting aboard British warship. Sailors use light signals; ships weigh anchors,cast lines.Task force convoys underway.General Eisenhower visiting paratroopers of 101st Airborne Division. U.S. paratroopers boarding C-47 airplanes the night of June 5, 1944. A C-47 named: "That's All Brother."C-47s with D-Day paint stripes taking off at nightfall.
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