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Omaha Beach, Honor and Sacrifice (2014)

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, a roughly 7,000-yard stretch of beach in Normandy, France, called "Omaha" proved to be the Allies' biggest obstacle to the success of Operation Overlord. The ... See full summary »

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Tim Gray

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Tim Gray

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Hal Baumgarten Hal Baumgarten ... Himself - WWII veteran
Tim McCarver Tim McCarver ... Narrator (voice)
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On D-Day, June 6, 1944, a roughly 7,000-yard stretch of beach in Normandy, France, called "Omaha" proved to be the Allies' biggest obstacle to the success of Operation Overlord. The assignment to take Omaha Beach, establish a beachhead, and move inland into France was given to two American divisions - the already battle-hardened 1st Infantry Division and the untested 29th Infantry Division, who had yet to see any combat in World War II. American Naval Combat Demolition Units also hit the beach that day, writing their own individual stories of horror and heroism. Seven decades after the "Boys of Omaha Beach" landed, many veterans are returning to this part of the Normandy coast for the last time. Other soldiers who were there on D-Day have also come back for the first time since that historic day, looking for closure as they enter the final years of their lives. Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice shows the very personal stories of several veterans as they return to Omaha Beach and ... Written by Fred Vogels from Worldchannel

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Documentary | War

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USA

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English

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9 November 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Normandy, France

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$100,000 (estimated)
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