About This Collection
WORLD Channel remembers the anniversary of D-Day on June 6th, the day Allied Forces invaded the beaches of Normandy to fight Nazi Germany, and to eventually defeat Hitler during World War II.
Episodes In This Collection
Eagles of Mercy
Recounting a seldom-told chapter in the World War II narrative of the opening moments of D-Day. On June 6, 1944, two young American medics with the 101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles" parachuted into France, where they provided first aid to the first casualties of D-Day while a savage battle raged outside between American and German forces.
Dick Winters: Hang Tough
Honoring one of World War II's most respected combat leaders - Major Richard D. Winters (1918-2011). Narrated by actor Damian Lewis, who he portrayed in the mini-series Band of Brothers, Hang Tough traces Winters' formative years in Pennsylvania to his development as a leader in the U.S. Army to the famed attack on Brecourt Manor on D-Day.
Day of Days: June 6, 1944
On June 6, 1944, thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, tasked with liberating western Europe from Nazi tyranny. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landing, four D-Day veterans gather at the Museum of World War II outside of Boston, MA to share their experiences from that fateful "Day of Days."