D-Day, June 6th 1944...the launch of Operation Overlord. It was the battle that began the Liberation of Europe. It was the beginning of the end of the Second World War in the West. D-Day is a date permanently etched in our nation's memory.
D-Day In Color takes an in-depth look at the events and experiences of the greatest seaborne invasion in history, focusing on the personal stories of those involved, including not only the men in combat, but also the families and friends anxiously awaiting news of their loved ones.
Narrated by John Hurt, D-Day In Color relives the events of those decisive, yet perilous days and reflects on the private triumphs and personal tragedies that proved crucial to the outcome of the Second World War. It provides an intimate, firsthand account of the arduous months and crucial hours that shaped the future peace of the civilized world. Vivid color film and personal witness is woven with original sound archive to illustrate the reality of battle, the complexity of human emotions and the sacrifices that were made in that fateful summer of 1944.
On June 6, 1944, Word War II took a new and legendary twist when the allied forces invaded Normandy, France. Subsequently known as "D-Day" the famous battle raged as the German army was hunted down. This documentary takes a look at that fateful day, with narration from actor John Hurt.