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This special collector's commemorative edition has been issued in honor of the June 6, 1944 Allied invasion of France, which marked the beginning of the end of Nazi domination over Europe. The attack involved 3,000,000 men, 11,000 planes and 4,000 ships, comprising the largest armada the world has ever seen.
The Longest Day is a vivid, hour-by-hour recreation of this historic event. Featuring a stellar international cast, and told from the perspectives of both sides, it is a fascinating look at the massive preparations, mistakes, and random events that determined the outcome of one of the biggest battles in history. Winner of two 1962 OscarsÂ(r) (Special Effects and Cinematography), The Longest Day ranks as one of Hollywood's truly great war films.
It was a great movie in the day when military action and heroes were revered. Having been a participant in several conflicts beginning with Vietnam, I am do not enjoy watching... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Marvin
The greatest movie about World War II ever made, so many stars, and based on the true story.Published 2 days ago by CATHY BEESON
This is great German Major Plusckat did an outstanding acting job trying to make the Generals in Berlin realize the invasion was happening. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Robert Gonzalez
Deserves to be on the short list of best ever classic WW2 movies alongside The Great Escape, Tora Tora Tora, A Bridge Too Far and the Dirty Dozen. Read morePublished 2 days ago by TOM MARTIN
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|Shouldn't Actual D-Day Veteran Richard Todd Have Had a Bigger Role?||
I understand what you're trying to say here, but here's the thing about The Longest Day (both the book and its film version): the story of Pegasus Bridge (which is the bit where Richard Todd appears as John Howard of the "Ox and Bucks" Para Regiment) is only one part of the D-Day story,... Read More
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|petition to release The Siege of Firebase Gloria to the dvd format||
desperate request its really one o the finest!!!
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