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|Synopsis:||D-Day. 6th June 1944: the launch of Operation Overlord; the battle that began the liberation of Europe; the last moment the German Army might have saved Hitler from annihilation; the beginning of the end of the Second World War. D-Day is a date permanently etched in our memory. So, to mark the 60th anniversary of D-Day in June 2004 the makers of Britain at War in Colour, D-Day in Colour takes an in-depth look at the events and experiences of the greatest seaborne invasion in history, focusing on the personal stories of those involved, including not only the men in combat, but also the families and friends anxiously awaiting news of their loved ones Using personal letters and diaries, D-Day in Colour will re-live the events of those decisive yet perilous days and reflect on the private triumphs and personal tragedies that proved crucial to the outcome of World War II. It will provide an intimate, first-hand account of the arduous months and crucial hours that shaped the future peace of the civilised world. Stunning colour films, many newly-discovered around the world, will present a vivid picture of the key events: Exclusive features/Extras : * The Overlord Experience - Veterans reflect on the experience of D-Day. * Media & War - Depicts the relationship between the media and those in battle and illustrates the challenges journalists face to ensure history is recorded * D-Days First Battle - Extraordinary footage showing the role of airborne troops in Normandy. * Interactive Graphic Maps of the Normandy Landings - Illustrates where the Allies first landed in Normandy and how they progressed to liberate Paris.There are two options showing: * 1.Armies & Battalions. * 2.Allied Progress. * Extra Diaries. * Biographies of key D-Day personnel. * Time line of events|
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