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D-Day: The Normandy Landings Documentary Collection DVD MP4 USB Drive

D-Day: The Normandy Landings Documentary Collection DVD MP4 USB Drive
D-Day: The Normandy Landings Documentary Collection DVD MP4 USB Drive
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13 TV Documentaries PLUS 9 Newsreel And Information Films Recount The Heroic June 6th 1944 Normandy Invasion! 8 Full Hours Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS In An Archival Quality 4 Disc All Regions Format DVD Set, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! #DDay #NormandyLandings #BattleOfNormandy #InvasionOfNormandy #OperationNeptune #VictoryInEurope #OperationOverlord #WesternFrontWWII #EuropeanTheatreOfWWII #SecondEuropeanWar #EuropeanCivilWar #EuropeanTheaterOfWWII #WorldWarII #WorldWar2 #WWII #WW2 #WorldWarTwo #WorldWar2 #SecondWorldWar #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive

* 4/16/21: Updated With "Beachhead To Berlin"!

Contents:

THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: D-DAY PART 1 (24 Min., Black And White), D-DAY PART 2 (24 Min., Black And White)
Walter Cronkite narrates a classic set of episodes from this classic World War II documentary TV series which serves as an excellent exposition of all elements involved in the planning and execution of the grand Allied liberation of Europe known as Operation Overlord.

BATTLELINE: D-DAY (24 Min., Black And White)
This episode from the epic 1963 TV documentary series featuring an account from a soldier from each side of this great battle.

CRUSADE IN EUROPE: D-DAY (22 Min., Black And White)
Another practical, tactical and strategic presentation from the world's first television documentary series, first broadcast on the ABC TV network in 1949 and based on the book by General Eisenhower about his tenure as Supreme Headquarters Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force.

G. I. DIARY: D-DAY (22 Min., Color)
Exquisite color and colorized films give a realistic and terrible view of what the grimness of battle can be in a manner unequaled by any other WWII TV documentary series of its day. Lloyd Bridges narrates.

VICTORY AT SEA: D-DAY (23 Min., Black And White)
An episode of the venerable 1952-53 NBC TV documentary series about World War II naval history which dramatically recounts the full and varied contributions of seapower to the Normandy Invasion effort.

WAR CHRONICLES: D-DAY: THE NORMANDY INVASION (23 Min., Black And White)
Eminent American actor Patrick O'Neal narrates this survey of the events leading up to D-Day to the approach to the Rhine river.

WINSTON CHURCHILL: THE VALIANT YEARS: THE DIE IS CAST (22 Min., Black And White) / D-DAY (22 Min., Black And White)
Two installments of the acclaimed TV series with Sir Richard Burton as the voice of Winston Churchill guides the viewer through Great Britain and her Allies' preparation and execution of what Churchill himself said was the greatest undertaking in human history .

D-DAY (CBS) (45 Min., Black And White)
CBS documentary narrated by Richard Basehart that serves to encapsulate the events the lead up to and included the liberation of Europe from Nazi oppression by the Allies.

D-DAY (FRENCH CHANNEL 80) (45 Min., Black And White)
A French Channel 80 English language documentary which presents the Normandy invasion from the unique perspective that only the French, whom that invasion was intended to liberate, could possibly provide.

NORMANDY: THE AIRBORNE INVASION OF FORTRESS EUROPE (59 Min., Black And White)
CBS documentary narrated by Richard Basehart that serves to encapsulate the events the lead up to and included the liberation of Europe from Nazi oppression by the Allies.

D-DAY MINUS ONE (1945, 16:45)
An excellent chronicle of the famed exploits of the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions that parachuted into France to engage in special operations in preparation for and congress with the 1944 invasion of France.

SOLDIER STORIES: D-DAY TO V.E. DAY (Color, 1990, 30 Minutes)
A Maryland Public Television production detailing the personal experiences of the survivors of the US Army's 29th Infantry Division from the day before they landed on Omaha beach in the first wave of assault troops on D-Day to the last day of the war in Europe.

BEACHHEAD TO BERLIN (Color, 1944, 22 Minutes)
A breathtaking color film production of the US Navy in association with Warner Brothers that lays transparent the gritty details of the before, during and after of the landings, and the physical cost on those that fought.

UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL 3/16/1944: PREVIEW TO INVASION (1:00)
Preparations for the landing are documented with appearances at staging areas by Gen. Eisenhower, Air Marshal Teder and Field Marshal Montgomery. The new British Piat anti-tank gun is shown off.

UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL 5/8/1944: THE ARSENAL FOR D-DAY (1:51)
New York Harbor is crammed full of supplies that fill up British harbors with enormous supplies of war materials of every kind.

UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL 5/25/1944: CAMERAMEN READY FOR INVASION / INVADERS OF THE SKY (2:09)
Universal Newsreel cameramen and others share the spotlight for their dangerous work as they ready for D-Day; also the gliders to be used in transporting troops across the English Channel on invasion day are featured.

UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL 6/6/1944 - EVE OF BATTLE (19:28)
A Universal Newsreel special feature documenting in dramatic fashion the actions of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in preparation for the invasion that took place on the same date this newsreel was released.

UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL 6/12/1944 - FIRST PICTURES: INVASION OF FRANCE (8:08)
The extraordinary films a proud nation waited impatiently for - the very first films of the D-Day invasion released to the general public.

UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL 6/26/1944 - THE BATTLE OF FRANCE (1:59)
The ongoing work in liberating the Cherbourg penisula bring the King of England, Charles DeGaulle and many P-51 Mustangs into this theater of operations, while many German P.O.W.s are brought out of it.


D-Day, the largest amphibious landing in history, began in the early-morning hours of June 6, 1944 as Allied forces landed in Normandy on the north coast of France. Operation Overlord took months of planning and involved 1,527,000 soldiers in 47 Allied divisions along with 4,400 ships and landing craft, and 11,000 aircraft. The Germans had about 60 divisions spread along France and the low countries. American forces landed on two western beaches, Utah and Omaha, while British and Canadian troops landed farther east on Gold, Juno and Sword beaches. By the end of the day 150,000 Allied soldiers and their accompanying vehicles had landed with 15,000 killed and wounded.