LSTs unload equipment and ammunition Omaha Beach in Normandy, France during World War II.
Normandy France Date:1944, June Duration:2 min 41 sec Sound:Yes
LCI(L)s approaching the Omaha Beach shore during the D-day invasion of Normandy in World War 2. Among those see is LCI(L)541. Officer calling with a megaphone from ship's deck. The LCIs advance toward the beach. Explosion seen ahead. U.S. troops wade from LCIs under continuous German machine gun fire. Larger Landing Ships Tank, including USS LST-282, waiting out of range of enemy fire. U.S. troops and motorized equipment on shore. Burning U.S. truck. Fallen U.S. soldiers in the sand.M4A1 Sherman tank with bulldozer blade and "DT-7" painted on its side, moving along Utah Beach. LCI(L)88 pulls up to a transport ship to load more troops for transport to the shore. Vehicles being transferred from an LST to a LCT. Larger vehicles, such as tanks, being transferred to "Rhino Ferries" (powered barges) to be taken ashore.Troop reinforcements being landed at the beachhead. Major General Charles H.Corlett, " Cowboy Pete," Commander of XIX Corps,US 1st Army, seen speaking on the radio, after landing on D-Day+4 (June 10th) at Omaha Beach, near Colleville-su-Mer. Army trucks drive ashore in surf. A buldozer moves in the surf.
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