LIBERATION OF EUROPE - 8 PART COLLECTION
From D-DAY to the capture of Berlin this series presents
the greatest and rarest footage of the war in Europe.
See all the battles and tactics on the land, sea and
in the skies.. Shown exactly as they were in the 1940s,
these images convey the war in a way modern documentaries
simply cannot recreate.
D-Day; June 6, 1944, is probably the most famous and
legendary military operation in history. Here is the
ultimate collection of all the original D-Day movies
shot during the largest seaborne invasion in history.
Containing countless classic WWII stories of the D-Day
Convoy and the Normandy Landings. Relive the moment
the Nazis had dreaded for so long, and which turned
the tide of World War II. 59 min.
Air War Over Europe
The war in the skies of Europe went from complete devastation
to glorious victory, this program charts that exact
course. From the early days of allied bombers succumbing
to Luftwaffe gunfire, to the careful airborne strategies
implemented to end WWII once and for all. Seen through
archival images and seldom seen still photos, Air War
Over Europe is a history of airborne combat throughout
WWII. 61 min.
Across Occupied France
Following the Normandy landings in 1944, the Allies
had the formidable task of re-taking France from the
Nazis. The extraordinary summer-long push took place
in deadly hedgerows, farmland, towns, castles, and
even Paris itself. Across Occupied France chronicles
this momentous liberation of France, eventually bringing
allied troops to the very brink of Nazi Germany. A
WWII campaign like none other. 73 min.
Into Nazi Germany
As Allied forces set foot on German soil for the first
time, they came one step closer to victory, but their
greatest battles lay ahead. The Nazi Fatherland held
many dangers; bombed-out towns, ambushes and fatigue
from constant battles. Relive one of the broadest offensives
in history as Allied troops advance from Aachen towards
the German Roer Valley. From Autumn of '44 to Winter
of '45. 76 min.
Attack of the Wehrmacht
Hitler's Ardennes offensive sought to push the Allies
all the way back to the Belgian port of Antwerp, and
resultantly sparked some of the wars most grueling
battles-Bastonge, St. Vith and The Battle of the Bulge.
The Nazi counter-offensive spanned the winter months,
catching the already fatigued allied forces off guard.
These were, since D-Day, the darkest hours of the war.
The Push to Berlin
For GIs, the twisting city streets and towering cathedrals
of the Nazi Fatherland were as foreign as Oz's yellow
brick road. Nevertheless, in the spring of 1945 they
moved east, crossing the River Rhine to reconvene with
paratroopers of one of the largest airborne assaults
in history. These programs, originally produced within
months of the events, capture something no modern movie
can recreate. 73 min.
Victory Over Germany
In April 1945, soldiers could feel the end of the war,
yet there was much to be done. Charting the war's final
act, this program traces the aftermath of the Nazi
surrender. From quelling remaining resistances, hunting
for saboteurs, creating sustainable towns and saving
countless emaciated prisoners of war from the horrific
concentration camps. Be warned: some scenes contain
disturbing images. 160min.