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 HQ Batallón) February 04, 2015
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The successful Allied landings at Normandy on 6 June 1944 marked the beginning of the end for the German occupation of France. When the artist watched the landings on Omaha Beach from one of the supporting warships, however, the issue was still very much in doubt. While landings on Utah Beach,...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 01, 2015

On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. In less than 24 hours, more than 5,000 ships crossed the English Channel, along with thousands of tanks and landing craft and nearly 200,000 men. Throughout the...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 02, 2014
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Built on the very beach where the first American troops landed on June 6, 1944, the Utah Beach Museum recounts the story of D-Day in 10 sequences, from the preparation of the landing, to the final outcome and success. This comprehensive chronological journey immerses visitors in the history of...(find out more)

MUSÉE DU DÉBARQUEMENT UTAH BEACH

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 Lieutenant) November 19, 2014

Veterans of World War Two lay a wreath at Ranville War Cemetery in Normandy, France. This film was shot on Wednesday 4th June 2014 as the veterans returned to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Ranville was the first village to be liberated in France when parachutists landed here in the...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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 HQ Batallón) September 06, 2014

Scope & Content: Edited private footage with narration of Normandy Invasion; Channel crossing; Utah Beach; Paris liberation; entry Aachen, Germany.

Series : Motion Picture Films Relating to the Invasion of Normandy (D-Day) and Commemorative Visits After the War, compiled 1944 - 1969...read more

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