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Planning for Victory

Richard Holmes reveals how Winston Churchill was at the heart of D-Day planning, despite his failing health and fears of a repeat of the massacre at Gallipoli. Holmes recounts how Churchill wanted to land on the beaches on the day of the invasion - and had to be dissuaded by the King.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 19 Oct 2005 19:00
BBC Two Wales (Analogue), Wales only


Role Contributor
PresenterRichard Holmes
Executive ProducerMark Fielder
ProducerHarvey Lilley
DirectorHarvey Lilley