WW2 - Battles for Europe

D-Day

Series 1 - Episode 1 D-Day

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Summary

Eye-witness veteran testimony from men who served under fire on the frontline, taking viewers to the heart of iconic moments in the history of warfare. The first episode looks at the Allied invasion of Europe, which began on June 6 1944 - D-Day. British, American and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy in what would become known as The Longest Day.
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