D-Day Collection

D-Day Collection

6 Seasons

On 6th June, 1944, the Allies embarked on the liberation of Europe. Explore the events of Operation Overlord with our specially selected documentaries.

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D-Day Collection
  • Episode 1

    Episode 1

    Giles Milton visits the key D-Day sites along the Normandy coastline including Omaha Beach and Pegasus Bridge. We hear the stories of the men and women on both the attacking and defensive lines from undercover spies to radio operators to those manning the machine gun nests. We also visit the beac...

  • Episode 2

    Episode 2

    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 fire and mortar fir...