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ARC Identifier: 65988
Title: NORMANDY, THE AIRBORNE INVASION OF FORTRESS EUROPE
Creator: Department of Defense. Department of the Air Force. (09/26/1947 - ) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival  Materials:
Moving Images
Level of  Description:
Item from Record Group 342: Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations, 1900 - 1991
Location: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3540, FAX: 301-837-3620, EMAIL: mopix@nara.gov
Part of: Series: Motion Picture Films and Video Recordings, 1946 - 1984
Shot List Summary: World War II scenes starting out with CU of Army Field Order #1, IX Troop Carrier Command, then shifts to a group of high ranking officers looking at Mosaic of Europe. Shows the joint chiefs of Staff at Shape Headquarters sitting around a long table talking. Shows paratroopers loading jeeps and small armament into gliders and cargo planes pulling gliders loaded with men and equipment. Also shows mass parachute drops, mass glider flight, and glider takeoffs and landing. Shows Gen Eisenhower talking with enlisted personnel. (USAF By Army Air Force Combat Film Service, WWII). Reel 1: HEADQUARTERS, ATS COMMAND, WRIGHT FIELD, OHIO. 1) CU Air Force general seated at desk-sign below same "Lt Gen William S. Knudsen." 2) CU General Knudson delivering intrduction speech about film to be presented. THE AIRBORNE INVASION OF FORTRESS EUROPE. FROM THE ARMY AIR FORCES COMBAT FILM SERVICE PICTURE, D Z NORMANDY. 3) CU Field Order No. 1, 9th Troop Carrier Command. 4) CU page of Field Order No. 1. Par. 2-"9th Troop Carrier Command will transport and resupply parachute glider elements of the 82nd Airborne Division and the 101st Airborne Division and will be prepared to transport elements of the British 1st Airborne Division as directed. 5) CS man stamping Field Order, "Top secret". 6) CS Capt. of the 82nd Airborne Division briefing men using mosaic showing terrain. 7) CS animation of location or principle cities in Europe: London, Berlin, Talais, Paris, LeHavre. 8) Animation of coastal defenses on European continent. 9) PS giant concrete coastal gun emplacement. 10) PS large German railroad coastal gun being moved up out of the concrete shelter, German gun troops preparing to fire same. 11) Several quick scenes of various coastal gun defenses showing concrete structures, sandbag structures, and shots of a concrete base gun turret revolving. 12) CS huge coastal guns protruding from concrete gun emplacement. 13) PS huge steel and concrete tank barriers stretched across land. 14) PS large concrete and steel structure built along coast preventing assault craft from landing. 15) CS interior staff officer planning level, United Nations, representatives at table. 16) MS chiefs of staff of the United Nations conferring at large table. Marshall and Arnold sit near head of table. 17) Animation of invasion area near LeHavre. 18) PS from air of large airfield in Africa showing C-47 taking off towing glider. Large area covered with gliders and C-47s. 19) GS of C-47s taking off towing gliders from airfield in Africa for the invasion of Sicily. Troops being transported from British 1st Airborne and the American 82nd Airborne Division. 20) ADS dust raised as the aircraft takes off from desert airfield. 21) AS of other C-47s in flight towing gliders. 22) AS of C-47s towing gliders over water. 23) ADS of four C-47s towing gliders, low altitude over water. 24) Several CUs demolished gliders on airfields-gliders used in invasion of Sicily. Glider crack-up due to pilot inability to stop prior to crashing into obstacle or crashing into ditches. INFORMATION TAKEN FROM FILM: Much information learned on glider operations from this field. Development of air brake and better control on gliders for future operation. 25) CS of gliders crashed in open field along coast and on edge or water showing demolished conditions of same. 26) CS glider lying, mostly submerged, along coast; fuselage, fabric torn from same, wing section badly damaged. 27) PS of dead paratrooper lying on edge of water near demolished glider. 27) AS C-47s in formation above clouds. 29) CU interior of aircraft showing parachutist jumping out of same. Jump scene in New Guinea. 30) AS interior aircraft showing multi-parachute jump in New Guinea. 31) AS formation of C-47s flying through clouds. 32) LS parachute jump in New Guinea. 33) CS instructor and paratroopers receiving training in the United states. 34) CS two men attaching link nose chain to glided. Name on glider, "Griswald Nose" used to protect glider and reinforce same during landing. 35) CS parachute arrester attached to rear underside of glider; parachutist pulling same from holder. 36) MS showing parachute extended and held open by men, showing size of same. 37) CU interior glider in flight showing pilot talking over intercomm, pilot of glider talking to plane pulling glider in flight. 38) AS taken from flider showing C-47 and tow line extending from tail to nose of glider. 39) Nose camera shot taken from glider as it descends toward open field. Other gliders parked in area. Glider comes in for landing towards stake to which white flag is tied. 40) PS B-25 taking off towing CG-4a glider. 41) PS P-38 taking off towing same. 42) PS PBY-5A taking off towing glider. 43) PS B-17 taking off towing two gliders. 44) LS RV C-54 taking off towing 3 gliders. 45) LS head-on view, C-54 taking off towing three gliders, same passing directly overhead. 46) CS airborne aviation engineers loading equipment into door of C-47. 47) CS of engineer backing tractor into glider. 48) CS cover of War Department Training Circular No. 113. 49) Dolly shot down light line showing practice alert of fast loading paratroopers, men and equipment being moved rapidly across field, loading into glider, CG-4A. 50) CS men lifting rear section up for loading heavy equipment into ramp. 51) CS raising nose section of glider for loading vehicles into front end. Loading men and equipment into CG-4A. 52) Good coverage showing activity on the airfield, men and equipment in preparations for fast loading for mission. 53) CS jeep being backed into front end of loading ramp of glider. 54) CS loading trailer into glider. 55) CS loading small cannon and carriage into glider. 56) CS paratroops running out and boarding glider. 57) CU interior glider, men getting into position. 58) CS pilot walking into plane, taking over controls. Reel 2: 400 feet. 1) MLS C-47s taxiing. 2) MCU two ground crewmen run over and attach towing device to tail section of C-47. 3) CU attaching towing device to nose section of glider. 4) Several angle shots; RV, FV, and interior of aircraft towing glider, and interior of glider being towed. 5) Scenes of C-47s taking off towing gliders. 6) Aerial formations of C-47s towing gliders. 7) Aerial formations of C-47s towing gliders at high altitude. 8) Aerial Formation of C-47s at extreme low altitude towing gliders. 9) CS interior C-47, pilot and co-pilot of same. 10) CS co-pilot pointing down to drop area. Aerial formation of C-47s towing gliders. Scenes taken in United States prior to overseas departure. 11) CS of tow release device in glider. 12) AS taken from interior glider showing pilot releasing tow mechanism. 13) PS from interior of glider showing descent. 14) ADS showing gliders descending. 15) CPS of gliders landing in small open field showing arrestors schute on same opening. Others landing in same area. 16) CPS of one of the gliders landing, wing tip knocked off as it hits tree showing pieces flying through air; largo section of wing tip falling in area near camera. 17) CS men unloading equipment from glider. 18) CS coverage showing paratroopers getting into action immediately after landing. Unloading guns and equipment and ammunition from glider cannons; equipment and ammunition loaded onto jeeps and small trailers, towed behind same. 19) CS showing men advancing across area after leaving gliders. 20) MS firing cannon. 21) CS interior SHEAF Hq, showing Gen. Eisenhower and several other generals, two-star and one-star, conferring about invasion. 22) CS coverage interior headquarters showing various commanders of United Nations Navy, Army and Air Force who will participate in the invasion. Planning same. 23) CS English ground crewman working on English Horsa glider. 24) CS men of the 9th Troop Carrier Command painting US insignia on side of Horsa. 25) MS looking up over head past wind direction finder on top of building showing C-47s taking off passing overhead. 26) Aerial formation of C-47s in flight. 27) MS C-47s flying in low across area showing two poles and pick-up rope attached between same. C-47 makes aerial pick-up of glider. Scene repeats. 28) PS glider taking off. Aerial formation C-47s passing overhead. 29) GS CS interior C-47 showing crew members shoving large cargo packs out. 30) ADS cargo pack and chute descending. 31) MCU fixed camera beneath fuselage of C-47 in flight showing release of parapaks attached to the underside. 32) CS paratroopers lined up, full saddle equipment; these are the pathfinder crews who jump prior to main body of invasion fleet, setting up jump area. 33) CS of the men and their equipment. 34) Aerial formation of C-47s passing overhead. Aerial formation of C-47s towing gliders. 35) GCS of release of gliders. 36) PS gliders landing in open field. 37) AS of release of gliders from C-47. 38) PS to landings of gliders. 39) CPS of area in which gliders have landed showing several gliders demolished and damaged. 40) CPS paratrooper driving jeep which in turn pulls cannon from partly demolished CG-4A type glider. These are all practice missions. Reel 3: 1) MS and CUs of paratroopers with equipment preparing, to board aircraft. 2) MS men being loaded into busses. 3) MPS motorcycle escort leading convoy of English-type busses through farmland. 4) CS men getting out of busses. 5) MS men walking into hangar buildings which are used as barracks for the men prior to invasion day. 6) CS men being issued new equipment from trucks. 7) CS men checking over news equipment. 8) CS checking over medical supplies. 9) CS handing hand grenades to paratrooper. 10) CS of jazz band, pride of the paratroopers. 11) CS men doing calisthenics. 12) MCS handball and volleyball games in progress. 13) CS men relaxing, reading letters and writing same. 14) CS men checking over and working on personal equipment; knives and guns. 15) CS men cleaning and oiling guns, attaching bayonets to same. 16) CS men painting invasion marking upon C-47. 17) CS men receiving allotment of invasion type currency. 18) CS men helping unload large parapak bundles from truck. 19) CS men attachng the parapaks to underside of fuselage of C-47. 20) CS fuel truck parked in front of C-47, 440th TG on bumper of truck. 21) CS nose section of C-47, named, "Mary Louise", mechanic working on engine of same. 22) MS men loading trucks and equipment upon LST. 23) CS men of the 101st Airborne Infantry Division loading into LST. 24) MS of LST, US 310 on side. 25) CS interior briefing room. D-Day minus one showing officers briefing pilots of first flight of invasion. 26) CS of CG of one of the airborne divisions talking to the men in open field. 27) CS religious services being held for the paratroopers. 28) MS of the various types of religious services held. 29) MS Troop carrier Command area showing tent, personnel grouped ion same. 30) CS General Eisenhower inspecting men. 31) CS Gen Eisenhower speaking to battle-equipped paratroopers; men's faces balckened. 32) CS men being inspected by Gen Eisenhower and naval and airborne commanders. 33) CS of fully dressed paratroopers and equipment. Several repeated scenes of Eisenhower inspecting paratroops. 34) MS man walking out of hangar toward flight line carrying all their equipment. Several shots of men marching up on airfield groups. 35) CS men relaxing beneath aircraft prior to loading. 36) CS inspecting the parapaks beneath the aircraft. 37) CS group of men, paratroopers, with apache-type haircuts, faces blackened, and grease paint on same. Men of Indian descent, Apache Indian. 38) CS of same men checking over equipment and parapaks attached to aircraft. 39) CS of men being read message from Supreme Commander prior to invasion. 40) CS checking equipment and placing same upon person. 41) CS as they load on their equipment being assisted by other troops. 42) CS eating a piece of pineapple. 43) CS another paratrooper laughing at camerman. 44) CS men checking over sub-machine guns. 45) CS of the Indian paratroopers showing battle dress and equipment. 46) CS men being inspected by pilot and crew chief. 47) CS men being inspected by jump master. Reel 4: 1) CS paratroopers boarding aircraft being assisted by other members of team. 2) CS assisting one paratrooper with British type ammunition leg pack, being assisted into the aircraft-this pack is dropped just prior to landing of paratroopers. 3) Good coverage of aircraft interior looking out at men and outside scenes showing men boarding aircraft. 4) MS men marching across airfield; bodies silhouetted against last rays of sun; Pathfinder paratrooper boardng aircraft. 5) PS scenes taken at dusk, C-47 of invasion fleet taking off-men of the Pathfinder paratroopers aerial formation C-47s in flight, scenes very dark, taken at dusk. 6) PS other C-47s being readied for mission. 7) MS C-47 passing up into take-off position, line of light in bg shows presence of other aircraft. 8) MS take off of C-47. 9) PS other C-47s taking off, scenes taken at dark-light on wing tip of aircraft-aircraft silhouetted against sky. Aerial formation and aerial single same. 10) PS large formation C-47s overhead. 11) PS large formation of C-47s overhead-scenes taken at early dawn. 12) CS interior of aircraft showing man preparing to jump, attaching lines to overhead cable. 13) CS men bailing out of aircraft. 14) PS large formation C-47s overhead, approximately 40 aircraft in picture frame. Parachutes starting to come from same. 15) Excellent shots, head on and SV, sky filled with parachutes and C-47s. Scenes are repeated. 16) CS of other paratroopers loading into aircraft-scenes taken at dusk. 17) PS overhead, total darkness-scenes showing lights of aircraft in sky. Scenes are of night dropping of the CG-4As into combat area lights of aircraft only visible. Reel 5: 1) LS, MS & CUs of barrage laid by invasion fleet-scenes taken at pre-dawn and after dawn on D-Day showing various types of naval vessels firing at coast of France. 2) LS taken from ship at sea showing coast of France. 3) LS same B-25 low over water. Aerial Formation B-26s in flight-pre-dawn. 4) Aerial view invasion fleet, B-26s in flight over same. 5) AS bombs falling, long strings of bombs descending toward target area. 6) AS bomb strikes, scenes of the 101st Airborne Division landing from LSTs. 7) MS troops advancing from water upon beach. 8) AS formation B-26s over France. 9) AS bombbay camera scenes showing bombs descending. 10) AS B-26s single and in formation dropping bombs. 11) AS bomb strikes in large-city. 12) AS bomb strikes in railroad marshalling yard. Bomb strikes on bridges across river. Strikes on highways, towns, villages, railroads, bridges across river. 13) AS three P-51s diving in low across camera aircraft. 14) GSAP strafing powor plant. 15) Strafing flak tower. 16) Strafing aircraft stationary. 17) Strafing large hangar building. 18) Strafing trucks. 19) Strafing barges on canal. 20) Strafing locomotives of moving train. 21) Excellent shot large explosion resulting from strafing of railroad cars. 22) MCS trucks and equipment moving up from beachhead, beach anti-aircraft protection battalion, engineers, infantrymen, men carrying rifles, others carrying mine detectors, medics. 23) PS aerial of large airfield in England showing C-47s and Hamilton and Horsa type gliders, stationary. Large area covered by same. Planes and gliders being readied for mission. 24) AS men marching along roads from beach. Men wearing arm bands of medics. 25) AS American paratroopers loading into the British type gliders. 26) AS insignia of the English Airborne Division on arm and shoulder of British paratrooper. 27) AS British paratrooper putting on their equipment, 6th airborne Division, RAF 38th Group. 28) PS C-47s towing British gliders. GC scenes of same. Reel 6: 1) ADS coast of England, light house on point of land. 2) GS formation of C-47s and gliders overhead. 3) ADS gliders and C-47s over water. 4) LS taken from coast showing invasion fleet at sea. C-47s and gliders overhead. Aerial views of same. 5) LS glider over invasion fleet. 6) LS aircraft falling in flames into area amidst the ship. 7) LS aerial C-47s towing gliders going L to R overhead formation of fighter aircraft going R to L. 8) Aerial of terrain in route to drop areas. 9) Aerial previous landings by gliders showing gliders stationary on ground, parachutes over ground. 10) AS glider cutting loose from tow aircraft. 11) AS tow C-47s towing gliders, fighter dives through scene. 12) AS C-47s towing gliders overhead. 13) MS gliders descending, fighter passing overhead. 14) PS glider landing in open field in one of the flooded areas showing water spray as glider touches down. 15) PS of open field, stakes mounted in same for traps against glider landings. 16) AS glider, C-47s overhead. 17) LS glider going in for landing over tree tops. 18) CS English glider stationary, paratroopers jumping from same. 19) CS firing of large cannon; firing of mortars. 20) MS tank firing-laying down heavy barrage. 21) CS troops advancing. 22) CS paratroops advancing into town, sign along road, "Saint Marcouf". 23) CS sign, "Ste Marie-DuMont", "Carentan" and "Notorious". Several quick scenes of the men of the 82nd and the 101st airborne Division advancing through villages. 24) CS paratroopers advancing through streets. Sign "Sainte Marie Mont". 25) CU sign, "Montebourg", sign, "Point LAbbe". 26) MS looking down road, trucks advancing up long road from river crossing, power lines on either side of same. 27) CS heavy artillery firing, camouflaged gun positions. 28) CU superimposed action scenes; artillery firing, street scenes, paratroopers advancing in all scenes. 29) MS troopers entering town, "Carentan". 30) CS troops advancing through town, tanks, jeeps, and equipment stationary along street. 31) CS two paratroopers riding in German-type armored vehicle. Front section of vehicle is like front wheel, steering handle bars, and seat of a motorcycle; rear section is like a tank, heavily armored, track driven. 32) CS paratrooper riding bay horse down street. 33) CS paratroopers advancing through street. 34) CS two men driving the motorcycle type tank down street, person in rear seat waves at camerman. Vehicle is towing small trailer loaded with ammunition. 35) CS troops marching prisoners down street. 36) PS area in which gliders landed showing demolished gliders. 37) MS demolished gliders, paratroopers have dug large protective hole in area; several paratroopers in same. 38) PS repeated scenes of drop zone area showing condition of gliders after the invasion. Damaged, demolished, wrecked, some completely demolished, others partial, scattered about on drop zone area. Sound tract commentary on scenes show cause to be from Pathfinder paratroopers failure to light proper drop zone area. 39) ADS large formation of C-47s in flight. 40) CS paratroopers on parade. 41) CS reviewing officers; large gliders stationary in bg, other troops on parade. Sign on guide-on, "506th". 42) CS review officers: Gen Eisenhower, two-star genera1, 3-star general, and one-star general reviewing paratroopers. 43) CS troops passing in review. 44) CS flag passing in review. 45) CS over shoulder of Gen Eisenhower showing colors passing in review; Gen saluting same. Good
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Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-342-USAF-19674
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-342-USAF-19674
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Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
ACTION -- GROUND
AIRCRAFT -- BRITISH AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- APPROACH FOR LANDING
AIRCRAFT -- BRITISH AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- HAMILTON -- PREPARATIONS FOR MISSIONS
AIRCRAFT -- BRITISH AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- HORSA -- MAINTENANCE
AIRCRAFT -- BRITISH AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- HORSA -- PREPARATIONS FOR MISSIONS
AIRCRAFT -- BRITISH AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- LOADING/UNLOADING -- PARATROOPS
AIRCRAFT -- UNIDENTIFIED AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- Aerial FormationS
AIRCRAFT -- UNIDENTIFIED AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- UNIDENTIFIED -- Aerial Single -- OVER WATER
AIRCRAFT -- UNIDENTIFIED AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- UNIDENTIFIED -- LANDING
AIRCRAFT -- UNIDENTIFIED AIR FORCE -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- UNIDENTIFIED -- TOWED -- C-47
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- BOMBERS -- B-17 -- TOWING -- GLIDER -- CG-4A
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- BOMBERS -- B-25 -- Aerial Single -- OVER WATER
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- BOMBERS -- B-25 -- TOWING -- GLIDER -- CG-4A
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- BOMBERS -- B-26 -- Aerial FormationS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- BOMBERS -- B-26 -- BOMBS AWAY
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- ABOVE CLOUDS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- Aerial FormationS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- Aerial Single
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- DROPPING PARAJUMPERS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- DROPPING SUPPLIES OR EQUIPMENT
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- INTERIORS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- LOADING -- CARGO
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- LOADING -- PARATROOPS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- LOADING/UNLOADING -- PARATROOPS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- PASS OVER
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- PREPARATIONS FOR MISSIONS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- TAKING OFF
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- TAXIING
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- TOWING -- GLIDERS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-47 -- TRANSPORTING -- AIRCRAFT
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- C-54 -- TOWING -- GLIDER -- CG-4A
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- LOADING/UNLOADING -- CARGO
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- CARGO -- PARTS -- NOSE SECTIONS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- FIGHTER -- P-38 -- TOWING -- GLIDER -- CG-4A
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- FIGHTER -- P-51 -- DIVING
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- FIGHTER -- UNIDENTIFIED -- Aerial Formation
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- Aerial FormationS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- CG-4A -- INTERIORS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- CG-4A -- LOADING/UNLOADING -- EQUIPMENT
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- CG-4A -- LOADING/UNLOADING -- PARATROOPS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- CG-4A -- TOWED
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- CG-4A -- TOWED -- C -- 47
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- INTERIORS
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- LANDING
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- LOADING/UNLOADING -- CARGO
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- PARTS, ACCESSORY EQUIPMENT -- INTERCOMM.
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- PARTS, ACCESSORY EQUIPMENT -- NOSE CHAIN
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- UNIDENTIFIED -- CRASH LANDING
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- UNIDENTIFIED -- LANDING
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- UNIDENTIFIED -- LOADING/UNLOADING -- CARGO
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- UNIDENTIFIED -- TOWED -- C-47
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- UNIDENTIFIED -- WRECKAGE
AIRCRAFT -- USAF -- MODERN -- GLIDERS -- WRECKAGE
AIRFIELDS AND AIRBASES -- ENGLAND
BARRIERS
BOMBS -- DROPPING AND/OR EXPLODING
BRIEFING -- EXTERIORS
BRIEFING -- INTERIORS
BRITISH ISLES -- ENGLAND
Battles
CAMOUFLAGED -- EMPLACEMENTS
CONFERENCES -- MILITARY -- UN
CONVOYS -- MOTOR
CONVOYS -- TRUCKS
DRAWING -- COMBAT AREA
DRAWINGS AND INSCRIPTIONS -- ON AIRCRAFT -- C-47
Dead
EMPLACEMENTS
EMPLACEMENTS -- GERMAN -- COASTAL GUNS
EUROPE -- WESTERN -- FRANCE
Explosions
GUN CAMERA SCENES -- STRAFING -- AIRFIELDS
GUN CAMERA SCENES -- STRAFING -- POWER PLNATS
GUN CAMERA SCENES -- STRAFING -- RAILROAD AND TRAINS
GUN CAMERA SCENES -- STRAFING -- SHIPS AND BOATS
GUN CAMERA SCENES -- STRAFING -- TOWERS -- FLAK
GUN CAMERA SCENES -- STRAFING -- VEHICLES
INSIGNIAS -- AIRCRAFT
INSPECTIONS -- GENERAL
INSPECTIONS -- PERSONNEL
ISSUES
Landing craft
MAINTENANCE -- WEAPONS
MANEUVERS -- AIRBORNE
Meetings
Military supplies
NIGHT SCENES -- AIRCRAFT LIGHTS -- GLIDERS
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- BRITISH -- ARMY -- PARATROOPS
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- UNIDENTIFIED -- ARMY -- PARATROOPS
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- UNIDENTIFIED -- PRISONER OF WAR
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- US -- ARMY -- C-47
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- US -- ARMY -- OFFICERS -- GENERAL
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- US -- ARMY -- PARATROOPS
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- US -- ARMY -- PARATROOPS -- INDIAN
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- US -- ARMY -- TROOPS
PERSONNEL -- MILITARY -- USAF -- OFFICERS -- GENERAL
Parachute troops
Parades
Parapacks
RECEATION -- SPORTS -- GAMES
RELIGION -- SERVICES
SIGNS -- CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES
SILHOUETTES -- AIRCRAFT -- SILHOUETTES -- TROOPS
STREET SCENES -- FRANCE -- NORMANDY
Ships
Speeches, addresses, etc.
TARGETS -- BRIDGES
TARGETS -- CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES
TARGETS -- RAILROAD YARDS
TERRAIN -- COASTLINES
TRAINING -- PARATROOP
TRAINING -- PHYSICAL
TROOP MOVEMENTS -- ADVANCES
UNITS -- 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION
UNITS -- 101ST AIRBORNE INFANTRY DIVISION
UNITS -- 1st AIRBORNE -- BRITISH
UNITS -- 38th GROUP -- BRITISH
UNITS -- 506th AIRBORNE DIVISION
UNITS -- 6th AIRBORNE DIVISION -- BRITISH
UNITS -- 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION
UNITS -- 9th TROOP CARRIER COMMAND
UNITS -- PATHFINDERS
WARS -- WWII -- ETO
WEAPONS -- ARTILLERY -- UNIDENTIFIED -- FIRING

ARNOLD
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
KNUDSEN, LT. GEN. Wm S.
MARSHALL

Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
Army Air Force Combat Film Service, Producer

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