Aired Tuesday May 4, 6:05pm - 7:15pmon PBS America +1

World War II: The Last Heroes

Series 1 Episode 1: D-Day

As the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War approaches, there are still veterans alive who can tell the story. This is chance to hear what it was actually like in extraordinary detail. The series opens with the optimistic anticipation and the grim realities of the D-Day Landings. It is easy to appreciate how frightened the men felt when they were being outgunned by superior weapons.

Category
Documentary / War
Original air date
2011-10-15