Various landing crafts underway in the English Channel headed towards Normandy, France during World War II.
English Channel Date:1944, June Duration:3 min 19 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War II. Normandy task force including landing crafts underway in the English Channel. An LCT(Landing Craft Tank), an LCI (Landing Craft Infantry) and an LCVP (Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel) underway in rough seas. The LCI dead at water and three LCTs underway in the background. Soldiers attach a block to a LCVP. An LCVP alongside a transport ship as it tries to back over it. The LCVP fails to back over the transport ship and moves away. A hook being secured to boat falls of the LCVP. The boat falls hooked onto the LCVP and the LCVP being hoisted away. A man climbs a Jacob's ladder onto a boat boom with an LCVP below. A boat crew climbs a Jacob's ladder. An LCM (Landing Craft, Mechanized) alongside a transport ship.
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