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American Experience

D-Day (#608)

This program chronicles one of the most dramatic events of World War II--T he Allied Invasion of Europe through Normandy. For all the split-second p lanning and careful rehearsal, "It was a soldier's Battle," general Eisenh ower said later. Award-Winning filmmaker Charles Guggenheim uses rarely se en archives from nonmilitary sourcesand oral histories of combatants to e xamine the experiences of the men who are the heart of the D-Day Story. [55 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation.

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