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Title:SCENES IN 1ST CORPS' SECTOR OF 2ND ARMY'S BEACH-HEAD IN NORMANDY (PART 3) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 46-3
Summary: A small Norman town inland from 'Juno' and 'Sword' Beaches becomes a British Army garrison town.
Description: Off-duty British troops mingle with the local Norman inhabitants in Douvres-la-Délivrande's high street and take time off to do some window shopping as military traffic heads through the town past its main church. The camera pans from three soldiers entering the church up to its Romanesque tower and Gothic spire.
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor)
Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Grant, Ian James1917-04-16Family origin: Edinburgh, Scotland (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: recreation, British military - leave (object name)
society, British military - friendship: fraternisation (object name)
society, French - friendship: fraternisation (object name)
Second World War, North West Europe & Operation Overlord & 12/6/1944 (event)
Douvres-la-Délivrande, Calvados, France (geography)