D-Day: The Last Heroes

D-Day: The Last Heroes

Dan Snow examines how the analysis of 3D aerial photos helped the Allied Forces win D-Day.

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Veterans' interviews

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By the time D-Day arrived, Commandos Fred Walker and Roy Cadman were already old hands at beach landings having taken part in the Allied invasion of Sicily.

Looking back

Looking back
Bob Sales watched his best friend Captain Dick Wright die, moments after arrival on Omaha beach. Bob was the only man from his boat to survive the landing.

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Veterans' profiles
George 'Jimmy' Green led the first wave of Americans in to Omaha beach. Known as the suicide wave due to the high rate of casualties, none of the troops from his landing craft survived.