Allied reinforcement and resupply operations on Omaha Beach, Normandy, several days after D-day, in World War II
Normandy France Date:1944, June Duration:3 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
View of Omaha Beach,and Allied reinforcement and resupply operations following the D-Day invasion of Normandy in World War 2. Barrage balloons above the shoreline.Boats in the water, some sunken. Large supply ships and Landing Crafts tank (LCTs) moving Sherman tanks,armored vehicles, jeeps, trucks and equipment ashore.Wounded Allied soldiers being carried on litters to be ferried out to the larger ships.British troops holding their ears as they fire mortars.Scottish troops setting up outside Caen and exchanging mortar fire with German defenders.Scottish soldiers cleaning weapons. One with a pet cat. Scots soldiers crawling through grass and firing machine guns.Jeep with red cross carrying wounded on litters. Battle in city of Caen. Allied soldier carrying wounded comrade on his back.Dressing station set up in the city.MPs and medics tending to wounded. Army ambulance rushing wounded to field hospital behind the lines. Medical team performing surgery on wounded soldier. Narrator says they could not stop bleeding. View of dogtags on a white stake in the ground.
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