War historians take an in-depth look at the role tanks played in the Battle of Normandy. The Churchill AVRE and the Sherman Duplex Drive are just a couple of the tanks profiled in this seven-chapter program. Archival footage, 3-D graphics, and interviews take viewers back into the action.
Description by Allegro:
Allied tanks played a critical role in establishing the Allied beachheads during the Battle of Normandy. Tanks like the Churchill AVRE and the Sherman Duplex Drive were specifically designed to clear the beaches and facilitate the landing of troops on D-Day. This program features rare archive footage, the experiences of veterans, and the unique insights of Britain's leading authorities on tanks in combat.