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USAF Story: D-Day, June 6, 1944

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Europe
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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01:14:42 - 01:28:38
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The story of the United States Air Force and its collaboration during D-Day in World War II, June 6, 1944 and their role, part XIX.

USAF Story: D-Day, June 6, 1944

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487624_1_2
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Europe
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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01:14:42 - 01:15:43
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DO NOT USE Credits.

USAF Story: D-Day, June 6, 1944

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Europe
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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01:15:43 - 01:16:51
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LS/MS German radar sentry in occupied France. VO narrates. TLSs Nazi troops (352nd Wehrmacht?) zipping along tree-lined country road. MS German soldiers, troop division marching pith helmets. TLS Atlantic wall, pad de calais. MS German soldiers entering ornate bunker. MS German naval officers inspecting Atlantic Wall fortifications. MS howitzer hidden in bushes, turret peeking out. LS Channel, English coast in distance. MSs Nazi sentries on patrol along Atlantic Wall.

USAF Story: D-Day, June 6, 1944

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487624_1_4
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Europe
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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01:16:51 - 01:20:35
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LS London (Big Ben, Parliament, double-decker buses, etc). TLS/MSs American soldiers boarding invasion transports. MS U.S. General DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (Ike, Dwight David Eisenhower, Eisenhower) & Lt. Gen. CARL SPAATZ arriving at camp of 101st Airborne. MSs Gen. Eisenhower speaking w/ paratroopers (502nd Parachute Infantry?) with dirty faces. MSs paratroopers donning gear, boarding C-47 transports (some wave to camera) (audio of Ike s Order of the Day speech). MS writing on nose cone of transport, "That s All, Brother!" LSs transports taking off. Transport planes in flight. MSs paratroopers on planes, hooking in, leaping. LS/MSs paratroopers landing behind enemy lines. LS paratroopers floating down and landing. LS many just coming down, (cool shot). MS paratroopers landing, being pulled by parchutes. TLS moving about, ahead.

USAF Story: D-Day, June 6, 1944

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Europe
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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01:20:35 - 01:23:56
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MS soldiers in transport. LSs naval transports leaving English coast. MSs crowd, soldiers on boats. LS airfield, MSs airmen loading weapons onto planes, making last minute adjustments. LSs U.S. gliders taking off, in flight. TLSs bombers taking off and in flight. TLS airplanes taking off and in flight. TLS shadow of one of the planes. TLS airplanes in the air from above. LS airplanes in flight (crossing the English Channel toward Normandy). MSs aboard naval ships in preparation. MSs naval ships shelling the coast. MSs airforce on bombing run, dropping bombs. LS/aerial view of explosions.

USAF Story: D-Day, June 6, 1944

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Europe
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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01:23:56 - 01:28:27
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TLSs wobbly gliders in flight and landing gracelessly in wooded areas, wings breaking of on contact w/trees (pretty cool). MCU soldiers in gliders. TLS soldiers rushing out of one of the gliders. TLSs U.S. bombers flying over invading Allied forces. LS naval ships at sea. MSs troops transport by seas. MSs German artillery countering Allied offensive. TLS/pov German positions in countryside from the air (cool shots). TLS from air of bombings, cool stuff. MS airplane bomber dropping payload. LS/aerial view bombins. LS/aerial view naval ships and bomber in FG. MSs soldiers in pontoons and Allied artillery shelling Normandy coast from pontoons. TLSs firing shells. MSs pontoons landing, soldiers storming beachhead, advancing further into coast (good shots). TLS/aerial of airplanes firing on German positions (Great subjective shots Allied planes in combat) bombing key German positions. LS/from above of troops on shore. LSs materiel being unloaded onto Normandy coast. TLS airplane flying low. TLS from stern of naval ship. LS airplanes flying overhead in formation.

USAF Story: D-Day, June 6, 1944

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1940  (Estimated Year)
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01:28:27 - 01:28:38
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DO NOT USE Credits.