80th Infantry Division / Liberation of Western Europe
Liberation of Western Europe Series - DVD - 51 Min. - $19.99
August 1944 - November 1944
World War II
Liberation of Western Europe Series Volume 20
This DVD about the 80th Infantry Division takes place in World War II during the Fall of 1944, Europe.
On August 19th, 1944 the 80th Infantry Division, also known as the "The Blue Ridge", was assigned to V Corps of the U.S. First Army, with the assignment of closing the Falaise-Argentan Gap.
80th Infantry Division History on Film
Our Series II DVD, Liberation of Western Europe begins here and continues until the end of November 1944 as the 80th Division enters St. Avold and continues the attack towards Germany. The contents of this video show the action as was recorded by the 12th Army Group and 166th Signal Photo Companies, during this historic operation. The military history footage in this video is intended to be strictly that of the 80th 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.
80th Infantry Division DVD Highlights
Great for veterans, families, military historians and military enthusiasts, this DVD has many different scenes of 80th Infantry Division soldiers.
The first clip shows men of the 80th IDiv. moving in and capturing Argentan. Then follow the division as they move into Gen. Patton's U.S. Third Army and spearhead XII Corps towards Nancy. View men moving into burning towns on the road to Bar de Luc. See troops use a WWI monument as an artillery observation post, and then follow the 80th as they cross the Moeselle River at Pont a Mousson, France. Next watch as Generals Marshall and Patton visit the 80th Division CP. The series closes with scenes of troops moving through fields as they advance towards St. Avold, France.
This combat film of the 80th ID contains scenes in:
Chalons sur Marne, France
Villiers aux Vents, France
St. Mihiel, France
Pont a Mousson, France
St. Avold, 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 80th Infantry Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!