Eisenhower, Tedder and Montgomery view the tons of supplies and join the troops engaged in mass maneuvers in Great Britain.
United Kingdom Date:1944, March 16 Duration:60 sec Sound:Yes
Preview of pre-invasion maneuvers in Great Britain during World War II, less than 2 months before the D-Day invasion of France by Allied forces. Men accumulate tons of supplies and motor cars are lined up. U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Marshal of the Royal air Force Arthur William Tedder and British Army Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery view the tons of supplies which have been accumulated. Photographers take photos. They join the troops who engage in mass maneuvers. View of a British soldier loading and firing a British spigot mortar type 35 pound anti tank PIAT gun (Projector, Infantry, Anti tank), new machine guns spit into action from tanks and masses of tanks give off salvos of artillery fire. A huge formations of transport planes in flight as hundreds of paratroopers descend on ground.
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