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In Desperate Battle: Normandy 1944

In Desperate Battle: Normandy 1944

| 1 h 43 min

This documentary looks at the events of June 6, 1944, when a combined force of American, British and Canadian troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. The Allied invasion of occupied France was a turning point in the war against Hitler's Germany. From a tactical view, Canada's role was limited; strategically, it was pivotal. Part of the 3-part series The Valour and the Horror.

This film contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • director
    Brian McKenna
  • producer
    Arnie Gelbart
    André Lamy
    Adam Symansky
    Darce Fardy
  • associate producer
    Roman Jarymowycz
  • script
    Brian McKenna
    Terence McKenna
    Roman Jarymowycz
  • cinematography
    Neville Ottey
  • sound
    Ian Challis
  • line producer
    Mary Armstrong
    Camelia Freiberg
  • editing
    Alfonso Peccia
  • sound editing
    Les Halman
    Don Ayer
  • re-recording
    Adrian Croll
  • narrator
    Terence McKenna
  • cast
    Simon Bradbury
    Gerry Quigley
    Julian Richings
    Stephen Russell
    Colin O'Meara
    Stewart Arnott
    Neil Munro
    Nigel Bennett
    Wayne Robson
    Adrian Hough



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