U.S. Military Vehicles loading into positions on upper deck of a Landing Ship Tank, in England, during World War II
Falmouth England Date:1944, June 1 Duration:1 min 58 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Loading of USS Burnett County (LST-512) at Polgwidden (a.k.a. Trebah) beach, Helford River, near Falmouth, England during World War 2. View from top deck of the LST, as vehicles drive up a ramp and into positions on the deck. An M3 half track pulls up a trailer on the ramp of the LST. View from antiaircraft gun emplacement overlooking embarkation point. A sailor aboard the LST signals. Army vehicles are seen moving down a road and assembling at the embarkation wharf. (Note: Although these troops and equipment embarked on June 1, 1944, they remained aboard 5 days as foul weather delayed the actual D-Day landings until June 6, 1944)
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