TOWARDS THE RHINE
British planes bomb Brunswick, Germany, and British and Canadian soldiers fight in Holland. Part 2 shows how harbor facilities made in England were used in the Normandy invasion. A storm damages the harbor but unloading continues. Part 3, Aachen, Germany, is taken by U.S. troops after a heavy artillery barrage. German citizens are removed from the battle areas.
World War II
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- Ch 354Battlezone WWII: Nazi Blitzkrieg-The Battle For FranceGerman and American soldiers recount the Allied invasion of the South of France in 1944.Operation Plunder The Rhine CrossingAs Allied air fleets converge on German cities we get visual evidence of their vital contributions to victory. A fleet of Flying Fortresses reaches Ansbach and utterly ruins the large rail yards there, with tons of accurately placed bombs. US fighter planes swoop down on German airfields, where they leave every Nazi plane in flames.