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Other titles:NORMANDY LANDINGS (RUSHES 1) [Allocated Title]
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Description: I. Fairmile 'D' ML No. (?) 673 goes by at speed.
II. Periscope cuts surface of calm sea.
III. Shots showing twin 4-inch QF in coastal emplacement, Hunt Class destroyer escort, and cruiser. Viewings of layer, trainer, lookout (at focsle guard rails while gun crew relaxes), ammunition number (at chute supply to upper deck), and loader at fuze setter.
IV. MS of portside Oerlikon gunner on cruiser - he fires. MS as twin Oerlikon fires.
V. MCU of layer and communications number on Mark IV HA.DCT (high angle direction control tower).
VI. LS as bombs bracket two merchantmen. MS from astern as stick of four bombs falls immediately ahead of HMS Ark Royal. Aftermath of bomb splash - destroyer in background, LS as bomb cluster explodes - stern of HMS Nelson in Foreground. LS bomb or shell splash near destroyer. Three merchantmen at speed - centre vessel signals.
VII. MS HACS (high angle control system) table - deflection screen and operator in foreground.
VIII. Stern 3/4 MS as HMS Cattistock turns to starboard at speed with helm hard over. CU as quadruple pom-pom fires and trains right - expended cartridges litter the deck. Track along upper works of Cattistock to hold on bridge.
IX. Ratings turn out from hammocks slung on destroyer messdeck.
X. Starboard MS as HMS Rodney bombards Normandy Coast - A and B turret fire successively.
XI. MS of bomb splash between HMS Rodney and Nelson. HMS Furious and Warspite fire to port
XII. RM class at 15-inch breech block.
XIII. CU of loading tray of 4.5-inch gun.