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Allied troops land on the Normandy coast and drive eastward to the gates of Germany. Opening scenes are of the D-Day landings and establishment of Canadian forces on the beachhead. Pictures of bitter street fighting and of pin-point bombing tell the story of Caen's capture and the advance towards Falaise. Made from footage filmed by units of the Canadian Army Overseas.

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Break-through, , provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • producer
    James Beveridge
  • editing
    James Beveridge
  • narrator
    Lorne Greene