U.S. troops are ferried from Weymouth England, to transport ships in preparation for Normandy invasion in World War II
Weymouth England Date:1944, June 3 Duration:1 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. army troops board LCVPs (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) at pier in Weymouth, England, to be ferried out to transport ships anchored offshore, in preparation for the invasion of Normandy, France, during World War 2. Several large Landing Craft Infantry are seen tied up at the docks, including LCI(L) numbers 84 and 49. Views of Higgins Boats (LCVPs) heading out. Markings on one identify it as belonging to the Attack Transport ship USS Charles Carroll (APA-28). The Higgins Boats come alongside the USS Charles Carroll and troops of the U.S. 29th Infantry Division board her.
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