Allied landing craft being loaded in preparation for the D-day assault on Normandy in World War II
England Date:1944, June 4 Duration:1 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Allied troops and equipment being loaded on landing craft for the invasion of Normandy, France, during World War 2. A Landing craft tank (LCT) Number 153, with ramp down alongside Stone pier,Castletown, Portland, England. A halftrack backs onto the LCT. "That's all Brothern!" written on side of the halftrack. Soldiers aboard an LCT, watching vehicles load. "Berlin" and picture of girl with words "Ma-Cherie" written on side of the craft, which also displays and American flag and C-232. LCT 214 with her ramp down. Troops standing and waving from an LCT as her ramp is being raised.Several landing craft maneuvering in the harbor. View of a transport ship and a Coast Guard 83-foot cutter alongside.
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