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D-Day 80th Anniversary (2024) Movie Review

By Newguy

D-Day: 80th Anniversary – Movie Review

Learn about the historic D-Day invasion in this captivating documentary. Discover the events that led to the liberation of France and Western Europe.

Director: Bruce Vigar

Plot: On June 6, 1944, the Allied Forces executed Operation Overlord, the largest seaborne invasion in history, storming the beaches of Normandy. This pivotal event, known as D-Day, liberated France and Western Europe. A new documentary features interviews with historians, experts, and eyewitnesses, providing detailed insights into the events leading up to this crucial day that played a vital role in bringing an end to World War II.

Runtime: 1 Hour 1 Minute

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Verdict on D-Day: 80th Anniversary

D-Day: 80th Anniversary is a documentary following the events leading up to Operation Overlord. It is famously one of the biggest seaborne invasions in history and changed the World War II outcome. Here, we see how different people achieved this moment and tricked the German military.

This documentary goes through the basics of what everybody knew about the battle. It has a good selection of archive footage showing the preparations and making the invasion possible. This is important to remember what happened on that beach.

However, this doesn’t bring anything new to the table. We have seen countless documentaries over the years, and this tells the same series of events. If you are a historian, you will watch this, but there are more in depth documentaries out there which can teach a lot more.

Where to Watch

D-Day: 80th Anniversary arrives on DVD and digital on 27 May.

Final ThoughtsD-Day: 80th Anniversary is a solid documentary about an important battle.

D-Day 80th Anniversary (2024) Movie Review

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