Moving of Allied troops and equipment to embarkation point in England for D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War II.
United Kingdom Date:1944 Duration:4 min 56 sec Sound:Yes
Recap of Allied Forces preparations for invasion of Normandy (D-Day) during World War II. Ground troops receive orders in England prior to D-Day. Trucks loaded with troops head for English Channel. Equipment move along a road. Troops receive gas masks, life belt, cigarettes, candy, and French money in a marshaling area. Invasion units being briefed on field by officers. Troops and equipment start to move toward embarkation point from marshaling area. Tanks, trucks, and heavy equipment move out from marshaling areas. Equipment being loaded aboard LST (Landing Ship Tank) and LCI (Landing Ship Tank) on southern ports of England. Amphibious vehicles, tanks, half tracks being driven into LST. Infantry march on street heading for harbor. Troops board ships in harbor. Soldiers board landing crafts used for shuttle service to travel back and forth from ships anchored. Troops leave landing craft and board ships anchored off shore. Invasion fleet in harbor. From edited film produced in 1947.
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