Invasion of Normandy Series - DVD - 65 Min. - $14.99
June 1944-August 1944
World War II
Invasion of Normandy Series Volume 3
This is a DVD of the 2nd Infantry Division, also known as 'Indianhead', one of the immediate follow-up American Infantry Divisions used in the invasion of France in early June of 1944. The division would land in the Omaha Beach sector, the bloodiest beach of the invasion, and quickly move to support the center of the V Corps bridgehead.
2nd Infantry Division History on Film
This Invasion of Normandy film shows the actions of the men of the 2nd 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 2nd Infantry Division and only shows other unit footage when two or more units are intertwined. This video contains 23 chapters of footage covering the time from June 6, 1944, when the division was still aboard transports prior to landing, to mid August, when the 2nd Division moves near Etouvy, France.
2nd 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 2nd Infantry Division as they relax aboard ships before the invasion. Men load equipment and vehicles on to landing craft, and men of the division come ashore at Omaha Beach. GIs of the 2nd liberate small towns and celebrate with the French civilians. General Eisenhower visits General Robertson of the 2nd Div. and presents decorations to the men. Watch scenes with the top allies brass, Ike, U.S. Generals Bradley, Patton and British General Montgomery. See German POWs searched and processed by men of the 2nd as medics take care of the wounded. Finally the battle of Hill 192, when the 2nd Div. moves on St. Lo and helps force a breakout of the Normandy Beachhead.
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 2nd Division:
Omaha Beach, Normandy, France
St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France
Hill 192, France
St. Jean-de-Baisants, 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 2nd Infantry Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!