2nd Infantry Division / Liberation of Western Europe
Liberation of Western Europe Series - DVD - 73 Min - $14.99
August 1944 - November 1944
World War II
Liberation of Western Europe Series Volume 3
This DVD about the 2nd Infantry Division
takes place in World War II during the Fall of 1944, Europe.
On August 16th, 1944 the 2nd Infantry Division, also known as "Indianhead",
had just been squeezed out of the fighting to close the Falaise Gap,
and was placed in reserve for the First U.S Army. However, in just a couple of days the 2nd Inf. Division would be a part
of VIII Corps liberating the Brittany, Peninsula and forcing the capture of Brest.
2nd Infantry Division History on Film
Our Series II DVD, Liberation of Western Europe begins here and concludes at the end of October 1944 as the 2nd Division fights deeper towards Germany after capturing Brest, France.
The contents of this video show the action as was recorded by the 165th, 166th and 12th Army Group 51st Signal Photo Companies, during this historic operation. The military history footage in this video is intended to be strictly that of the 2nd Infantry Division and only shows other unit footage when two or more units are intertwined. Combat Reels has researched and compiled all of this raw combat film footage, then reformatted it into the DVD format for your viewing pleasure.
2nd Infantry Division DVD Highlights
Great for veterans, families, military historians, and military enthusiasts,
this DVD has many different scenes of 2nd Infantry Division soldiers.
Watch scenes of "Indianhead" men enjoy the company of Edward G. Robinson visiting at a rest camp. Then the real battle begins as the 2nd Infantry engages the enemy at the port of Brest.
Watch as soldiers move through the city in street fighting and rout the German enemy out of their defenses. Bunkers and pillboxes are busted and used as command posts for General Van Fleet. See the German forces surrender the great port city. Then the 2nd Division moves north to Belgium and joins the push into Germany.
This combat film of the 2nd ID contains scenes in:
Carisy, le Foret, France
St. Vith, Belgium
Order your copy today and enjoy these and many more up close shots of equipment,
vehicles, weapons, uniforms, helmet markings, and of the faces of the men of the 2nd Infantry Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history,
presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!