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.
ChannelOn NowUp Next
- Ch 354Battlezone: The Gulf WarPrecision airstrikes have become the big stick of international relations. When diplomacy fails and military action is chosen, the missile armed strike aircraft is at the center of combat. Many nations deploy advanced jet aircrafts and high-tech missiles, but only one has the broad range of technologies and forces to deploy such weapons on a global scale, the United States.Operation Plunder The Rhine CrossingThe Capture of Cologne - Tank units of the onrushing U.S. 1st Army rumble into Cologne's suburbs, with all guns blazing at heavy pockets of Nazi resistance. Stalled street cars are hauled out of the way. Cologne lays in absolute ruin, after having been a 'saturation attack' target for allied bombers for three years. In sharp contrast, the Cathedral stands almost undamaged.