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  • D-DAY SACRIFICE

  • Premieres Monday June 2nd at 10pm, 9pm BKK/JKT
  • National Geographic Channel

DESCRIPTION

Comprised entirely of re-mastered and colorized archive footage from WW2, much of it never before seen, “D-Day Sacrifice” recounts the story of D-Day through the testimonies of those who lived it. These important historical days are seen through the eyes of French civilians and members of the military fighting on both sides. The testimonies of famous individuals like Dwight D. Eisenhower and Erwin Rommel are intertwined with those of anonymous soldiers and citizens, such as film director Samuel Fuller and Eisenhower’s chauffeur, Kay Summersby. From the preparations for D-Day all the way through to the liberation of Paris, the accounts of these men and women provide a moving and invaluable retelling of this pivotal time in history.
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    Shell Shock

    During the Battle of Normandy, many soldiers suffered terrible psychological damage, then...

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