Invasion of Normandy Series - DVD - 61 Min. - $14.99
May 1944 - August 1944
World War II
Invasion of Normandy Series Volume 12
This is a DVD of the 35th Infantry Division, also known as the 'Santa Fe', one of the follow up American Infantry Divisions used in the liberation of France in early July. The division would land in the Omaha Beach sector and quickly move to support the XIX Corps zone in the Battle for St. Lo.
35th Infantry Division History on Film
This Invasion of Normandy film shows the actions of the men of the 35th Infantry Division as recorded by the 165th and 166th Signal Photo Companies, during the historic operation of the Normandy landings that started on D-Day, 6 June 1944. Combat Reels has researched and compiled all of this raw combat film footage, then reformatted it into the DVD format for your viewing pleasure.
The military history footage in this video is intended to be strictly that of the 35th Infantry Division and only shows other unit footage when two or more units are intertwined. This video contains footage covering the time from June 26, 1944, when the division was still in England prior to leaving, to August 17,1944 as the 35th reaches the town of Orleans, France.
35th Infantry Division DVD Highlights
Great for veterans, families, military historians, researchers and enthusiasts, some of the images included on this DVD video are soldiers of the 35th Infantry Division being inspected by Gen. Eisenhower prior to leaving for invasion. Men move up and support the attack on St. Lo. 35th Div. men remove disabled tanks and land mines from roads. GIs dig foxholes for protection in hedgerows before attack. Soldiers receive rations while taking a break from the action. Engineers build a bridge over the Vire River. Finally men search the town of Orleans for snipers left behind. Various units of the Division are positively identified, such as the 134th Inf. 127th F.A. and 35th Quartermasters.
If you are considering travel to visit battlefields and tour the history filled locations of World War II in Europe, you will see many scenes of interest in this film about the 35th Division:
Near St Lo France
St Lo France
Pont Bellenger France
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 35th Infantry Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!