Collection of History Channel documentaries exploring the events of June the 6th 1944, when over 150,000 Allied troops descended on the beaches of Normandy to commence the liberation of Europe. The programmes included are: ‘Eye On History: D-Day’, ‘War Chronicles: D-Day – The Normandy Invasion’, ‘Dangerous Missions: Suicide Missions of D-Day’ and ‘Dead Men’s Secrets: Operation Bodyguard – D-Day Deception’.
Experience the true stories behind one of history’s most significant days. Get to the heart of one of history’s most momentous and significant days with four documentaries that take an unflinching look at the events of 6 June 1944 – a date that will live on evermore as the moment the tide of war in Europe turned forever: D-Day. When 156 000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy in the early hours of that June day victory was anything but assured. The success of the Normandy landings – the largest amphibious invasion ever attempted at the time – signalled the beginning of the end for Hitler and Nazi Germany giving the Allies a firm foothold on the continent from which to press on towards the German homeland. This collection of awe-inspiring documentaries goes back to that decisive day to reveal the truth behind the legends. Using battlefield footage and the moving testimony of troops from both sides of the battlelines one of the 20th century’s defining days is brought to life as never before. Includes: Eye on History: D-Day War Chronicles: D-Day – The Normandy Invasion Dangerous Missions: Suicide Missions of D-Day Dead Men’s Secrets: Operation Bodyguard – D-Day Deception