[New York?] : CBS News ; Chatsworth, CA : Woodhaven Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
You are there ; set #2, [v.6]
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
D-Day: edited by Lora Hays ; director of photography, J. Burgi Contner ; written by Maury Stern ; directed by Jack Gage ; produced by Charles W. Russell.
The liberation of Paris: edited by Lora Hays ; director of photography, J. Burgi Contner ; written by Leo Davis ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; produced by Charles W. Russell.
Originally aired on television as episosdes of the CBS TV series in 1955.
"All events reported and seen are based on historic fact and quotation"--Film at end of credits.
MPAA rating : Not rated.
Two episodes from the live television series You are there. D-Day: June 6th, 1944. The invasion of Western Europe begins on the Northeastern coast of France. American, British and Canadian troops from a fleet of 4,000 ships valiantly storm the beaches launching an offensive against Hitler's Atlantic wall. The invasion marks the beginning of the end of World War II. The liberation of Paris: August 25, 1944. Nazis desperately try to hold on, but acknowledge defeat.
D-Day -- Liberation of Paris -- Play Feature -- Invasion begins --- Landing at Omaha Beach -- Strategy at sea -- C Company -- Assault on Utah Beach -- Walter Cronkite's Summary -- Liberation of Paris -- Play Feature -- On the outskirts of Paris -- Attack begins -- Mounting casualties -- Business as usual -- Parisians welcome the allies -- Walter Cronkite's summary.
You are there (Television program)
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