Allied resupply operations at beachhead of Omaha Beach, are affected by bad weather, during Normandy invasion in World War II
Normandy France Date:1944, June 19 Duration:45 sec Sound:Yes
Broad view of Allied beachhead, at Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France, during the invasion in World War 2. Numerous supply vessels, offshore, are making use of Mulberry A artificial harbor created from Phoenix caissons and sunken Gooseberry blockships. Vehicles driving ashore from a landing craft. A Coast Guard Officer looks from shore, through binoculars. In a later sequence, stormy seas are seen pounding Mulberry A Harbor. A sailor moves hand-over-hand, above a sunken section, by means of a line, to LCI(L) 492. After the storm, damaged ships are seen. An 83 ft. Coast Guard Cutter (rescue boat) number 20, is beached,along with landing craft , barges, and other vessels.
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