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.

  • Disguised vehicles

  • Dodge Ambulances

  • Air Convoy via Liverpool

  • Fuel Supply

  • Boarding in England

  • Bombing at Pointe du Hoc

  • Paratroopers

  • The Drop

  • A Glider

  • Crossing the Channel

  • Amphibians - DUKW

  • Landing !

  • Sword Beach

  • Juno Beach

  • Gold Beach

  • Omaha Beach

  • Point du Hoc

  • Utah Beach

  • 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

  • Reinforcements arrive.

  • Anti-Air Balloons

  • The greatest landing in history

  • American Scooter

  • U.S. soldiers looking at mini-unmanned German tanks "Goliath", loaded with explosives.

  • The Wounded

  • Field Hospital

  • Repatriation of Injured

  • It was Hell!

  • END5KNA Productions 2012

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