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Title:FILM OF LIFE ABOARD AN LST (CROSSING THE CHANNEL) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ACB 20
Description: A corporal blows goodbye kisses and waves; a group of USN men stand on board (poor quality film); part of an AA gun can be seen on the LST, an English officer looks out to sea; panning shots of nearby convoy and escorts (with barrage balloons in the background); trucks are lined up aboard the LST, at the quayside, the LST slowly leaves the quay; an officer watches; water is pumped out of the side of the LST; panning shots of convoy, off the coast; airmen (on board) read, smoke, sunbathe, soldiers hang out their washing and dance (American style); a landing craft is filmed, behind and beside the LST. Film of rough sea, a US gunner stands on deck, soldiers look over the side rail.