NORMANDY, documentaire over de luchtlandingsoperaties tijdens D-day

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Scenes uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog die beginnen met CU van Army Field Order No. 1, IX Troop Carrier Command, gaan dan over op een groep hoge officieren die kijken naar Mosaic of Europe. Toont de gezamenlijke chefs van Staff bij Shape Headquarters aan een lange tafel aan het praten.

Toont parachutisten die jeeps en kleine bewapening in zweefvliegtuigen en vrachtvliegtuigen laden en zweefvliegtuigen trekken die vol zitten met mannen en uitrusting. Toont parachutesprongen, massale zweefvliegtuigenvluchten en zweefvliegtuigen en landing. Toont Gen Eisenhower die met personeel spreekt. (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.

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