D-Day (Rare color footage)
D Day footage with narration from cameraman who was there

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Rare color footage shot June 1944 by documentary filmmaker Jack Lieb, who worked for newsreel company News of the Day and shot the D-Day landings. Lieb worked in a group of journalists together with Ernest Hemingway, Bob Landry, Robert Capa and others. Jack Lieb shot a lot footage of his colleagues. The film “D-Day To Germany” was shot from June to November 1944 by the cinematographer Jack Lieb, who was working as war correspondent for the newsreel News of the Day. Twenty-five years later, Lieb recorded spoken narration. Lieb shot silent color footage of the “Operation Overlord” with his own 16mm camera. His commentary create a unique, personal recollection of that momentous time. He had used a 35mm black and white camera to film war coverage for the newsreels and his 16mm home movie camera to shoot color film to show to his family back home. After the war, Lieb edited the color footage. All footage shown can be licensed on https://footage.framepool.com Blog: http://blog.framepool.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/framepool Facebook: http://facebook.com/framepool

Comments

Luis Martinez : It’s creepy to see them all smiling and in a big group, knowing that most of them probably died hours later.

Volticymo : The footage being colored makes it feel like it wasn’t that long ago

John Robert Mallernee : My father (now deceased) was there. When I went to Viet Nam, I was the same age he was when he went to Normandy.

Caleb Bitz : But why is the quality better than my phone.

HIGHERWØRLDS PRODCTION : When i was younger, maybe 12 to 18 years old, i always thought how bad ass it would be to be in a war like WWII. You know, blowing shit up, shooting full auto weapons and such. As i matured that feeling was overwhelmed by another. When you actually realize what exactly is going on in such horrific events like this, it really changes you. Ive never seen combat but i have strong feelings for war. Such a traumatizing experience, i can imagine, and i dont think its possible to come back (if you come back) fully sane. Its unimaginable what these guys went through and i have so much respect for these gents

SMaze17 : Incredible footage. Thx for sharing.

THOT EXTERMINATOR : That puppy with the life jacket was so cute that I forgot about the war

KelpNougatCrunch : They made that puppy a lifejacket

Chris 279 : At 8:45 you see the LST 311. That was my grandfathers ship. He's likely in that footage.

Br4ndit0 : rip doggo

andy d : You see all the smiling faces at the start of this and can't help but wonder how man of them made it back.Very,very brave Men.Would hate to have been in their shoes

sfgmanCA : who would dislike this video? its got great clips ive never seen. thank you for the upload.

Prizzy : 11 mins of pure history

30 seconds : This makes me feel guilty because everytime I see people dying in black and white I can easily distance myself from it. Seeing it in colour reminds me that these people were real and if I was born at the time it could have been me on that beach. May those brave soldiers rest in peace.

quantomic1106 : Foxhole Safe space of 1944

lll•A_German_Ewok•lll : Just imagine how many people you see on those boats who are going to die.

Phil Hand : I don't have the words to express my gratitude for what these brave young men did for our country. I may not know you but I love you all.

Vincent Baguette : then : these heroes now : IT'S MA'AM

bring ruckus : @1:10 is that brad Pitt? Knew it

Crypto Andy : I've seen a lot of WW2 footage but never this one! Amazing. Thank you.

William Beddoe : Thank you for sharing this. My father was a combat cameraman with the Canadian Navy. He filmed the landing of Canadian and British soldiers at Juno beach on D-Day, and went back on another landing craft with American soldiers to Omaha beach on D+4. He was also shooting colour, although, sadly, his footage does not seem to have survived. There was a fire at a film storage facility near Ottawa after the war, and Dad always feared that his D-day films were lost. An archivist got in touch with my dad late last year and searched through the National Archives holdings to try to identify any of his footage. He found a couple of clips (and we also found a bit more war footage in a box in his basement, including some from around D+30), but nothing from D-day. Dad passed away recently, at 98. Watching these films (especially those shot from the landing craft) helps to give me a sense of what he saw. Thanks.

mtheory85 : This footage is a national treasure. Thanks for sharing!

Jay Dirt : *THIS IS PURE GOLD*

VERSUS : for lack of better terms THANK YOU

Drinking Water : That’s crazy thinking a lot of those smiling fellas will be dead soon

Daksh Pat : watching color footage is utterly amazing

Lime Toast : "men doesn't know what it feels to be under attack"

IAm Nani : Yo 2:13 you finally see a black man in a ww2 documentary

Brett Lockhart : The footage at 4:00 minutes is NOT British. Those are Canadians.

theresacatinmyprofilepicture : 4:51 i just witness a fallen / dead soldier

Anonymous edgy nerd : Watch the video at 0.75 speed, it will return it to the original speed. It looks like that because old videos like 8mm were shot at 18FPS so they are sped up when played with hardware designed for 24 or 30 FPS.

Mike Lee : War is hell. Amazing footage.

Jack Brabson : My pawpaw was in the 100 first airborne Troops!!!!I'm so proud of him

woocifer : Lower the speed down to .75 for more realistic movement

Greg : Its so sad to see them all smiling before they left to war, as they never knew what they were in for, if only they knew, feelsbadman, thanks for your service.

Ffff Hjrhrhrl : Looks normal if u watch in 0.75

bliztix : War. War never changes

curraheewolf : YOU made history by recording VERY rare history! That was awesome! Thank you for sharing!!!

Asian Guy : *Wait This isn’t a Movie* *wait, some of the people filmed here are actually going to DIE*

666zombacalypse : 0:29 look at that smile. u can tell he is proud to fight for his country. I respect soldiers that have the guts to fight. personally im to afraid to go out and fight. thats just gives me more respect for them.

Clout Closet : If this wonderful man was my father, I would never stop listening to his stories

Los Serpent : poor doggo :(

Steven H : No social justice warriors here just real men.

syntaxed2 : Green rookies with no combat experience assigned for their very first mission the hardest thing in war - frontal attack from the sea into welldefended position. But they did it. True Grit.

MontgomeryBL : 5:11 wunderwaffe, planes flying backward!

Malibu CA : Beautiful footage, thx. 🇺🇸

Epsilon Silver : Excellent footage. Great narration.

warioman91 : play it at .5x speed for something a bit closer to the actual speed

EaST CoAsT MaCHete : Its amazing to see historical footage in color gives it life.