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D-Day: Code Name Overlord
D-Day Code Name Overlord
Actor: n/a
Director: n/a
Genres: Educational, Documentary, Military & War
NR     2001     3hr 0min

In its first light on the 6th of June, 1944, D-Day. On this day, the Allies launched the largest combined land, air and sea operation ever from Southern England to liberate Europe from Hitler and Nazi oppression. Code name...  more »


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Actor: n/a
Director: n/a
Genres: Educational, Documentary, Military & War
Sub-Genres: Educational, World War II, Military History, Politics, Military & War
Studio: Timeless Media Group
Format: DVD - Black and White,Color
DVD Release Date: 07/17/2001
Original Release Date: 01/01/1998
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1998
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 3hr 0min
Screens: Black and White,Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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(4 out of 5 stars)

"I love military history documentaries and have watched about 40 of them on the History and Discovery Channels. I bought this one because I can re-watch segments of it without getting tired of it. Its extensive (3 hours) but not boring. Its in black and white but it feels modern. It is well narrated, accurate and very thorough. I especially like the coverage of the invasion planning, which starts 2 years earlier. Its depiction of the operation to convince the Germans that Calais was the real target was excellent."
DDay Code Name Overlord
jmainline | 04/30/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"If you love DDay history then this DVD is one to keep on your mantel. I can watch over and over again. It's three hrs long and it will keep your interest the whole time. It begins with the build up of the Atlantic Wall all the way to the surrender of Germany."
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