Voices of D-Day Landings
In the early hours of June 6th, 1944 Allied forces began the greatest military assault ever attempted. They came to Normandy by both air and sea with one objective: to get a toehold on the content and from there, began the long campaign that would result in the liberation of Europe and the end of the Second World War.
World War II
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- Ch 354Broken Arrows: The Lost Bombs of the Cold WarThe 1966 Palomares B-52 crash occurred on 17 January 1966, when a B-52G bomber and a KC-135 tanker collided. The damage and radiation still exists to this day. In 1968 a B-52 bomber near Thule Air Base in Greenland crashed onto sea ice in North Star Bay. The explosives aboard to detonated and the nuclear payload to rupture and dispersed, resulting in radioactive contamination.Patton's Finest Hour - The Battle Of The BulgeWhen the Allies recover their composure after the Nazi surprise break through on the Western front, they quickly go into action. Supplies are rushed to the front as civilian evacuees stream to the rear. Gen. Patton's armor fights its way northward into Bastogne, the demolished city. Now Allied strategy is operating to make the Nazis pay for the gains secured through their surprise counter-attack.