ww2 invasion of normandy, june 6, 1944
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5KNA Productions 2012Invasion of Normandy
The 177 men of the Kieffer commandos are the only French troops have participated in D-Day.
The Third Reich built the Atlantic Wall.These fortifications extended from the Spanish-French border all the way to Norway.
The landing was preceded by a gathering of troops, weapons and ships to England.
Air Convoy via Liverpool
Boarding in England
Bombing at Pointe du Hoc
Crossing the Channel
Amphibians - DUKW
Point du Hoc
Two artificial harbors were created: . Mulberry A: St Laurent sur Mer . Mulberry B at ArromanchesMulberry A
Mulberry A was destroyed by the storm of June 19 to 21
Arromanches : Mulberry B
Phoenix Caissons:Breakwater concrete towed; then filled with water and sunk.
Efficiency of dykes
Floating Dock Lobnitz
Floating Bridge Whale
The greatest landing in history
U.S. soldiers looking at mini-unmanned German tanks "Goliath", loaded with explosives.
Repatriation of Injured
It was Hell!
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