Operation Overlord

REVIEW: Holt’s Definitive Battlefield Guide to the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches

Book Review of Major and Mrs. Holt’s Definitive Battlefield Guide to the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches (75th Anniversary Edition with GPS References). Pen & Sword Books. Major and Mrs. Holt’s battlefield guide earns its of definitive. The guidebook covers six separate itineraries with mileage and time estimates, over 400 colored photographs and 21 itinerary maps …

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16 Movies & Series about D-Day, Normandy during World War 2

We’ve tried to allocate all war movies and series about D-Day and the Battles in Normandy in 1944 (Operation Overlord) during World War 2.  Should the list be uncomplete, please contact us. Band of Brothers (2001) [ Episode 1 / 2 / 3 ]They depended on each other. And the world depended on them.War, Drama, …

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Members of 12th Parachute Battalion, 5th Parachute Brigade, 6th Airborne Division, enjoy a cup of tea after fighting their way back to their own lines near Ranville after three days behind enemy lines, 10 June 1944.

British Army during the Invasion of Normandy

The invasion of Normandy, codename “Operation Overlord”, in 1944 through the eyes of the British Army. Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, …

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REVIEW: Dog Company – The Boys of Pointe du Hoc by Patrick K. O’Donnell

An epic World War II story of valor, sacrifice, and the Rangers who led the way to victory in Europe. It is said that the right man in the right place at the right time can make the difference between victory and defeat. This is the dramatic story of sixty-eight soldiers of the U.S. Army’s 2nd …

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Three US infantrymen advance at a crouching run using a Bocage hedgerow and embankment as cover. This picture shows to advantage the close nature of fighting in Normandy bocage country where the Germans became adept at digging into these hedgerows turning each field into a potential ambush. June/July 1944.

Stunning Normandy 1944 Photographs brought in Color

World War 2 comes alive when following stunning black and white photographs from Operation Overlord, Normandy 1944, are colorized and depict the true colors of Happiness, Horror and Fatigue of the Second World War. The following featured photographs, colorized by Dave Ford, Doug Banks, Gisele Nash, Jordan Lloyd, Paul Kerestes, Paul Reynolds and Royston Leonard, capture in …

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