The True Glory
Introduced by then General Dwight D. Eisenhower and using footage filmed by military photographers, this documentary recounts the historic events from the D-Day invasion to the end of the war. The pre-invasion preparations focus on work in munitions and heavy equipment manufacturing. The D-Day invasion, Operation Market Garden, the failed northern thrust into Holland in the fall of 1944, and more.
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