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Title:INVASION BEACHES, FOUR DAYS AFTER D-DAY [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ACB 10
Description: Panning shots of wreckage on the beach, with soldiers in the foreground, convoy at sea in the distance, captured German officers walk past the camera, as do a few German rankers. Overhead, a Liberator flies by (various shots). Invasion barge no. 302 (carrying vehicles) approaches the beach, as do other LSTs. Eight Stirlings fly over - a corporal stands watching them, from the village street below.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production company)
Hicks (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: AP.A (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, British - combat: Short Stirling (object name)
aircraft, United States - combat: Consolidated B-24 Liberator (object name)
operations, Allied military - sortie (object name)
prisoners of war, German - movement (object name)
ships, British naval - amphibious: invasion barge 302 (object name)
Calvados, France (geography)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 381 ft; Running time: 4 mins
Notes: Remarks: very useful 'aftermath of landings' footage, in the print part of ACB 10.
Technical: fine grain of ACB 10 is in a can comprising ACB 8-11 (total length 900 ft). Print is also in a can comprising ACB 8-11 (total length 775 ft). ACB 9 (print) is also 384 ft.