The Liberation of Europe Following Germany's defeat in the Soviet Union, the Axies forces were losing ground. The stage was set for the Allies to begin the fight and reclaim Europe.
Also included is the extensive coverage of the 2nd major airborne effort, Operation Market Garden, as it unfolds in a daytime drop over Holland. The series comes to an end in late November 1944 as American units in the South cross the Moselle River and captured Metz, while others in the North liberate Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, and then smash through the German Siegfried line. The Liberation Of Western Europe brings you sights of the war never broadcast in a documentary. These reels have been extensively researched and were originally recorded by the men of the 163rd, 165th, 166th, 167th Photographic Signal Companies.
As many as 70,000 Moroccans take part in the liberation of Europe. They are involved in the invasion of Normandy, southern France and especially the battles in Italy.
In the first volume of his monumental trilogy about the liberation of Europe in World War II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the riveting story of the war in North Africa.