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D-Day - 1944

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Published on Nov 10, 2009

Gen. Eisenhower and his aides map the Normandy invasion. German pictures show the extent of their coastal defenses. Tanks, guns, locomotives, and other military equipment is massed on the English beaches. Troops practice loading operations. Landing craft is tested in the English Channel. Pictures of practice landing and airborne operations are used to dramatize the actual invasion on June 6, 1944.

Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/tran...

CREATED BY
Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945)

REPOSITORY:
Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit: http://www.archives.gov/research/orde...

SUBJECTS
Air warfare
Amphibious operations
Coast defenses
World War, 1939-1945
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
United News Company, Producer

MORE INFORMATION:
More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:
http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action...

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