United News. Release 1005 (1944), Allies Strike Out from Beachhead

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  • This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: Allied troops pour onto Normandy beaches; German Generals Rommel and von Runstedt inspecting coastal fortifications in France; U.S. troops construct airstrips and planes take off; Allied planes bomb and strafe German emplacements; Winston Churchill, Jan Christian Smuts, and Generals Eisenhower, Marshall, and Montgomery view allied positions.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
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  • Allies Strike Out from Beachhead (5:47) -- German Emplacements Destroyed (4:33)
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