5th Armored Division / Liberation of Western Europe
Liberation of Western Europe Series - DVD - 33 Min. - $19.99
May 1944 - November 1944
World War II
Liberation of Western Europe Series Volume 8
This DVD about the 5th Armored Division takes place in World War II during the Fall of 1944, Europe.
On August 15th, 1944 the 5th Armored Division, also known as "Victory", was fighting in the XV Corps of the U.S. Third Army. The division was thrusting east towards Dreux after the "Normandy Breakout" to try and cut off a German escape.
5th Armored Division History on Film
Our Series II DVD, Liberation of Western Europe begins here and continues until late November as the 5th Armored fights deeper into Germany near Grosshau. The contents of this video show the action as was recorded by the 165th and 166th Signal Photo Company, during this historic operation. The military history footage in this video is intended to be strictly that of the 5th Armored 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.
5th Armored Division DVD Highlights
Great for veterans, families, military historians and military enthusiasts, this DVD has many different scenes of 5th Armored Division soldiers.
Begin with watching some scenes of Secretary Stimpson viewing armored maneuvers in England.
See the remains of a crashed ME-109 as soldiers inspect the crash. Next medics tend to wounded soldiers near Gace, France. Follow as the division enters Dreux and then civilians cheer them on at Courtomer. Watch the liberation of Luxembourg City as the 5th Armored celebrates with civilians. View the 28th ID and 5th Armored work in a coordinated attack on Habay la Nueve, Belgium. General Eisenhower visits the men of the 5th AD in the Siegfried Line. The series ends with scenes of an attack on Grosshau, Germany while working with the 4th Infantry Division.
This combat film of the 5th AD contains scenes in:
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Habay la Nueve, 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 5th Armored Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!
This DVD, originally released on 04/24/2009. We have remastered it on 2/7/2014 and re-released it with new additional research and 3 more minutes of discovered footage.