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D-Day & World War II

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Details the invasion of the beaches of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944 (D-Day) by Allied forces. Archival footage documents the build-up of material and personnel in England and the landings on Omaha Beach by the Americans. Leonard Nimoy narrates this historical event that became the turning point of World War II.

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Runtime: 9 minutes 1 seconds

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    Emily L. (Louisville, KY)
    April 24th, 2019 at 08:01 AM

    This was a great short clip to show students for some background knowledge of a topic before diving into it.

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    Anonymous (Chattanooga, OK)
    February 29th, 2016 at 09:03 AM

    This is one of the best WWII videos