A Year To Remember - 1944
History • 56m
In this episode: - 1944 saw the moves that undermined any chance of Nazi success- The Normandy landings – the world’s biggest combined land, sea and air operation- The Allies take complete control of Normandy- Paris is liberated after courageous work by the French underground resistance- Those around Hitler begin to doubt his claims- The first German city falls into Allied hands
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