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In Desperate Battle: Normandy 1944
1992, director: Brian McKenna
On June 6, 1944, a combined force of American, British and...
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In Desperate Battle: Normandy 1944
Film  (103:30) 1992, director: Brian McKenna
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On June 6, 1944, a combined force of American, British and Canadian troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. The Allied invasion of occupied France was a turning point in the war against Hitler's Germany. From a tactical view, Canada's role was limited; strategically, it was pivotal. Canada's infantry and armored regiments were thrown against Germany's elite troops and tank divisions. The price they paid was enormous.

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