Trucks and other military equipment being unloaded at a pier during the Allied invasion of Normandy, France in World War II.
Normandy France Date:1944 Duration:6 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
A film about the role of U.S. Navy Seabees in construction of artificial harbors during the Allied invasion of Normandy, France in World War II. A pier head as trucks are being loaded with supplies. Ships underway at sea. A Rhino ferry along side a Liberty ship as cargo is being loaded onto it. A jeep in a hoist as it it is unloaded onto a Rhino ferry. A Rhino ferry carries vehicles to the shore. A jeep followed by a truck as they drive onto the shore. Men of 1006 Pontoon Detachment work on a causeway. A U.S. Naval dispensary at Utah beach. A camp being established at the beach. Commanding officer Jack Green Walter arrives in a car at the camp site. Food being prepared at the camp kitchen. At Cherbourg, a main pier with a railroad station. A crane lifts damaged equipment.
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