Invasion of Normandy Series - DVD - 60 Min. - $14.99
June 1944 - August 1944
World War II
Invasion of Normandy Series Volume 15
This is a DVD of the 90th Infantry Division, also known as 'Tough Ombres', One of only 13 American infantry divisions used in the invasion of France that began on June 6th 1944 and continued through the battle of Normandy.
90th Infantry Division History on Film
This Invasion of Normandy film shows the actions of the men of the 90th 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 90th Infantry Division and only shows other unit footage when two or more units are intertwined. This video covers from June 8th , the day the bulk of the Division was landed on Utah Beach, to the end of August, after the successful closing of the 'Falaise Gap'.
90th Infantry Division DVD Highlights
On 7/29/2013, CombatReels has re-released this DVD on the 90th ID; it includes 7 more minutes of newly discovered footage and more identified research of the previous release.
Great for veterans, families, military historians, researchers and enthusiasts, some of the images included on this DVD video are soldiers of the 90th Infantry Division exiting their LST landing craft and marching inland. Men of the 90th Division move through elements of the 82nd Airborne near St. Mere Eglise as they continue to attack west. Some jeeps and men of the division can be seen entering the town of Pont le Abbe. Medics of the 90th work on wounded GIs as tanks and infantry fight near Hill 122. Wounded Americans and Germans are taken to the 128th Evacuation Hospital for surgery. Next, replacements for the division load trucks of the 90th after checking their equipment. Follow the 90th as they race south toward Le Mans after the breakout of 'Operation Cobra'. Gen. Raymond McLain watches his troops of the 90th move through Alencon to close the 'Falaise Gap' at Chambois under the control of Patton's Third Army. Finally elements of the 359th capture thousands of Germans by shutting the trap at Chambois, thus ending the Battle of Normandy.
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 90th Division:
Utah Beach Normandy France
Near Amferville France
128th Evac Hostpital
Pont la Abbe Etienville
St Sauveur le Vicomte France
St Jores France
Le Mans France
Near Argentan France
Falaise Gap France
Nonent le Pin 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 90th Infantry Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!