The story behind the biggest seaborne invasion in history

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The planning for the Allied invasion against the Nazi forces on June 6th 1944 took two years, cost thousands of lives and involved a deception of breathtaking audacity.

Presenting events through the eyes of the men and women who were there, this extraordinary D Day documentary explores the story in full.

With personal testimonies and compelling drama, this two-part World War II series recreates the biggest seaborne invasion in history.

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