D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton guides us round the critical locations in Normandy where the D-Day invasion proved successful on June 6th, 1944. From the gliders who silently went behind enemy lines to paratroopers who ambushed vital German generals to soldiers who ran the gauntlet of machine gun ...

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Season 1
This is the story of D-Day June 6th, 1944 like it's never been told before. Using the raw, unvarnished accounts of the first young men ashore, presenter Giles Milton reveals an astonishing tale of fear, courage, and heroism. He visits the key D-Day sites along the Normandy coastline including Omaha Beach and Pegasus Bridge.