Invasion of Normandy Series - DVD - 115 Min. - $34.99
May 1944 - August 1944
World War II
Invasion of Normandy Series Volume 9
This is a DVD of the 9th Infantry Division, also known as 'The Varsity', one of the immediate follow-up American Infantry Divisions used in the invasion of France in early June. The division would land in the Utah Beach sector, and quickly move to support the actions of the VII Corps bridgehead as well as the capture of Cherbourg.
9th Infantry Division History on Film
This Invasion of Normandy film shows the actions of the men of the 9th 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 9th Infantry Division and only shows other unit footage when two or more units are intertwined.
This video contains 43 chapters of footage covering the time from June 6, 1944, when the division was still in England, to early August, 1944 when the 9th Division takes part in stopping the Mortain counterattack.
9th 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 9th Infantry Division as they convoy in England to load ships for the invasion. Men land at Utah Beach and pass a German bunker being used as a communication post. GIs of the 9th liberate small towns on the move toward Cherbourg. Men of the 39th Inf. Reg. take many POWs as they enter Cherbourg. General Collins and commanders of VII Corps Divisions present Cherbourg back to French in a ceremony. German POWs are searched and processed by MPs of the 9th Div. Troops of the 9th move south to take part in the breakout of 'Operation Cobra' and take the town of Marigny, France. Finally watch the 9th move through hedgerows as they fire mortars when attacking on the southern side of the Falaise Gap.
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 9th Division:
Utah Beach, France
St. Marie du Mont, France
St. Sauveur le Vicomte, France
St .Sauveur, France
St. Mere Eglise, France
St. Jean de Daye, France
Les Champs de Losque, France
Le Dezert, France
La Colombe, France
Cherence le Roussel, France
Perriers en Beauficel, France
St. Michel de Montjoie, 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 9th Infantry Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!