D-Day

The Longest Day (1962)

TITLE: The Longest Day The events of D-Day, June 6, 1944, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. IMAGES: The Longest Day DETAILS: The Longest Day Film The Longest Day Country USA Director Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton Writer Cornelius Ryan Cast John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton Language English …

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The Last Rescue (2015)

The Last Rescue (2015)

TITLE: The Last Rescue World War II: Shortly after D-Day, three American soldiers and two Army Corps nurses are stranded behind enemy lines. They take a high-ranking German officer as their prisoner and try to orchestrate an escape. IMAGES: The Last Rescue DETAILS: The Last Rescue Film The Last Rescue Country USA Director Eric Colley …

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Storming Juno

Storming Juno (2010)

TITLE: Storming Juno Just after midnight on June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops crossed the English Channel to launch the largest seaborne invasion in history. Their mission: to break through the coastal defenses of Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” and establish a western front. Docudrama Storming Juno follows the stories of three young Canadian soldiers, who against …

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Overlord (1975)

TITLE: Overlord Seamlessly interweaving archival war footage and a fictional narrative, Stuart Cooper’s immersive account of one twenty-year-old’s journey from basic training to the front lines of D-Day brings all the terrors and isolation of war to life with jolting authenticity. IMAGES: Overlord DETAILS: Overlord Film Overlord Country UK Director Stuart Cooper Writer Stuart Cooper, …

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Rommel (2012)

Rommel (2012)

TITLE: Rommel  The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. IMAGES: Rommel DETAILS: Rommel Film Rommel (2012) Country Germany, France, Austria Director Niki Stein Cast Ulrich Tukur, Tim Bergmann, Johannes Silberschneider Language German English Subtitles Yes REVIEW:  WATCH: Amazon (United States) Amazon (United Kingdom) Amazon (Deutschland) RELATED TITLES (MAY …

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Matthew Ridgway and Bill Moorman – Jump Buddies during World War II

Bill Moorman was a close associate and confidant of Matthew Ridgway throughout WWII and the rest of their careers. Ridgway and Moorman attended the USMA together. Moorman was the Division Signal Officer at the start of World War II and was later promoted to the Division G-4 on D-Day, 7 June 1944, when the original …

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