Surveyors and engineers at work during the construction of an airstrip in France.
France Date:1944, June 8 Duration:5 min 22 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Construction of an airstrip in France during World War II. Three sappers walk on a grassy area. They look for buried mines. The sappers dig out mines from the ground. Surveyors at work on the field. Two surveyors show equipment. Two engineers signal to the two surveyors. An engineer at transit signaling. A bulldozer pushes a huge pile of dirt on the field. Two guards and a group in the background. A scraper on the field. A soldier sitting at the back door of a vehicle talks with another standing beside him. The bulldozer and heavy equipment on the airstrip. The bulldozer and the scraper turn and go down the field. Insignia of the Untied States Different views of the equipment on the field. An aircraft is towed and is taken to the airstrip.
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