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Last heroes of D-Day

Author: Dan Snow; Tim Dunn; British Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: [London] : BBC, [2014]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On June 6, 1944, just after midnight, the first paratroopers landed on the Cherbourg Peninsula in Normandy. It marked the beginning of D-Day, the largest and most complex military operation in history. In a two-part series, Dan Snow examines how two years of meticulous planning, espionage, and the analysis of millions of three dimensional aerial reconnaissance photographs shaped that day. D-Day is also a powerful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Personal narratives
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Snow; Tim Dunn; British Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 892011251
Language Note: In English; SDH, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from sell sheet.
Cast: Dan Snow.
Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, 16:9 anamorphic; Dolby Digital.
Responsibility: presented by Dan Snow, producer and director, Tim Dunn, a BBC/Discovery Channel co-production.

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On June 6, 1944, just after midnight, the first paratroopers landed on the Cherbourg Peninsula in Normandy. It marked the beginning of D-Day, the largest and most complex military operation in history. In a two-part series, Dan Snow examines how two years of meticulous planning, espionage, and the analysis of millions of three dimensional aerial reconnaissance photographs shaped that day. D-Day is also a powerful and compelling story of heroism, self-sacrifice and determination.

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