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D-Day's Sunken Secrets 

From PBS - On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. In less than 24 hours, more than 5,000 ships... See full summary »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Thomas ...
Narrator - World War II Veteran
Andy Sherrell ...
Himself - Sonar Team Director
Henry J. Hendrix ...
Himself - Chief Historian, U.S.Navy (as Captain Henry J. Hendrix)
Rick Atkinson ...
Himself - Author and Military Historian
Adrian Lewis ...
Himself - Historian, U.S. Army Major (Ret.)
Chris Howlett ...
Himself - Cartographer and Marine Scientist
Nick Hewitt ...
Himself - Naval Historian
James Booth ...
Himself - Lieutenant, Royal Navy (as Jim Booth)
Chris Tubbs ...
Himself - Forecaster, Met Office UK
Axel Niestlé ...
Himself - German Military Historian (as Axel Niestle)
Robert Haga ...
Himself - Yeoman, U.S. Navy
Kermit Swanson ...
Himself - Glider pilot, U.S. Air Force
Don Patton ...
Himself - Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.)
Jerry Strahan ...
Himself - Author and Higgins Biographer
Ralph Wilbanks ...
Himself - Underwater Archaeologist
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From PBS - On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. In less than 24 hours, more than 5,000 ships crossed the English Channel, along with thousands of tanks and landing craft and nearly 200,000 men. Hundreds of ships sank while running the gauntlet of mines and bunkers, creating one of the world's largest underwater archeological sites. Now, NOVA has exclusive access to a unique collaboration between military historians, archeologists, and specialist divers to carry out the first complete survey of the seabed bordering the legendary beachheads. Dive teams, submersibles, and underwater robots will discover and identify key examples of the Allied craft that fell victim to German shellfire, mines, and torpedoes. D-Day's Sunken Secrets unfolds a vivid blow-by-blow account of the tumultuous events of D-Day and reveals how the Allies' intricate planning and advanced technology was vital to assure the... Written by Anonymous

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