D-Day 75th anniversary: The story of The Longest Day

This week, the world is marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the beginning of the end of World War II. On June 6, 1944, 150,000 British, American and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy. It was a dramatic bid to free France from the Nazis with the biggest combined land, air and naval operation in history. We take a closer look at the strategy and intricate preparation it took to prepare the Normandy invasion but also the effect it had on the thousands who took part.


Produced by Alessandro Xenos, Juliette LAURAIN and Ingri BERGO

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