Allied officials confer aboard USS Augusta (CA-31), and troops readying prior to D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War 2
United Kingdom Date:1944 Duration:1 min 36 sec Sound:Yes
Recap of Allied Forces preparations for invasion of Normandy (D-Day) during World War II. Allied troops rest and play aboard ships underway at sea. Naval crew being briefed on shipboard. Officers examine map. Troops work with weapons on deck of ship. Allied officers, possibly including General Omar Bradley, confer aboard USS Augusta (CA-31) regarding weather conditions. Paratroopers of Airborne Division board buses. Buses leave camp. Paratroopers lined up at an airfield for inspection. From edited film produced in 1947.
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