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D-Day: The Untold Stories

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D-Day: The Untold Stories

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Monday 11 November - 8.30pm Channel 073

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this two-hour History special presents the key events of the Allied invasion of Nazi-held Europe and the subsequent battles that captured the control of the Normandy coast. Some of the last surviving veterans recall in gripping detail the terror, the patriotism and the drama from the frontlines of war. While D-Day has been told many times, this special honours the diverse backgrounds of all who served, including the experiences of African-American servicemen who fought and died. Rare archival footage from the actual invasion along with recreations will enhance the compelling story that changed the world.