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Title:SCENES IN THE NORMANDY BEACH-HEAD D+1, D+2 (PART 11) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 39-3
Description: A Royal Marine serving with No 46 Commando lies in wait in a farmyard, keeping watch with a PIAT over a road leading to a Luftwaffe radar station near Douvres-la-Délivrande, some three miles inland from 'Juno' Beach. The camera examines the radar station through a six-inch lens; the remains of a 'Giant Würzburg' radar aerial are clearly visible but little of the installation's extensive defensive system can be seen.
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor)
Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Walter, Ernest Henry1919Family origin: Barry, Glamorgan, South Wales (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy, Royal Marines & 46 Commando (regiment/service)
Keywords: weapons, British - projector [AT]: PIAT (object name)
buildings, German - military: Luftwaffe radar station (object name)
Second World War, North West Europe & Operation Overlord & 7/6/1944 (event)
Douvres-la-Délivrande, Calvados, France (geography)