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First film documentary of the events of D-day

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1098 | Film ID: 2997

A compilation of the first four days of the D-Day assault prepared by SHAEF [Supreme Headquarter Allied Expeditionary Forces] Public Relations Division for the civilian and military leadership. This film report was compiled within days of the invasion on June 11, 1944. Both John Ford's Field Photographic Branch (OSS) and George Steven's Special Coverage Unit were assigned to filming this combat camera footage of the invasion.

Film Title
D-Day D plus 3
Duration
00:30:33
Event Date
June 6-9, 1944
Locale
Normandy, France
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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Record last modified: 2019-01-10 11:41:34
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