U.S. 101st Airborne Division soldiers round up and interrogate German prisoners in St. Marcouf, France during World War II.
Saint Marcouf France Date:1944, June 6 Duration:1 min 27 sec Sound:NO SOUND
D-Day Invasion of St. Marcouf, France during World War II. Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division round up and interrogate German prisoners.Opening scene shows U.S. 101st Airborne Division Paratroopers of the 506th PIR (Parachute Infantry Regiment) with Ace of Spades stenciled on their helmets. They apprehend German soldiers surrendering in midst of wooded area. A wounded German soldier is seen conversing with a U.S. trooper. He reaches out a bandaged right hand towards a Lieutenant. Another German soldier raises his hands as he surrenders. (Slate erroneously identifies 82nd Airborne.) Next, U.S. troopers are seen riding captured German Panzer I Ausf.A Sd.Ktz.101 tanks. One is pulling a field piece trooper riding on the barrel. . Ensuing sequence clearly shows Screaming Eagle shoulder patches on U.S. troopers of the 502nd PIR (hearts stenciled on their helmets) as they process German prisoners of war. Surrendered German military equipment, helmets and such, piled up on the ground.
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