q Dartmouth, Devon: 10th January, 1944, footage
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US DUCKS & TRUCKS;
SLAPTON SANDS DWELLINGS EVACUATED;
ROYAL MARINES & SAILORS TRAIN US ARMY AT DARTMOUTH:
10TH JANUARY, 1944

ARC Identifier 76272 / Local Identifier 428-NPC-1933

Description: 1) LS MS US Army ducks pass thru village-SV. (Slapton Sand) 2) MS SCU Army trucks pass camera. 3) MS SCU Men load furniture truck in evacuation-SV. 4) GV Slapton Sands beach–hazy. LS Old Abbey Tower. 5) MS US soldiers read bulletin board, unload bunks into house-SV. 6) MS SCU Woman watches furniture loaded, leaves home reluctantly-SV. 7) MS LCM approaches, US soldiers & Royal Marines observe (Dartmouth Harbor). 8) MS US truck backs into British LCM, British Marines & signalman FG. 9) MS SCU Royal Marines & sailors pull on LCM mooring line. 10) HS Royal Marines, US officers etc. watch LCM mooring on ramp.

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