2nd Armored Division / Liberation of Western Europe
Liberation of Western Europe Series - DVD - 68 Min - $29.99
August 1944 - November 1944
World War II
Liberation of Western Europe Series Volume 2
This DVD about the 2nd Armored Division takes place in World War II during the Fall of 1944, Europe.
On August the 16th, 1944, the 2nd Armored Division, also known as "Hell on Wheels", was fighting with the XIX Corps of the U.S. First Army. The division was responsible for holding the western most edge of the Falaise Gap.
2nd Armored Division History on Film
Our Series II DVD, Liberation of Western Europe begins here and continues until late November 1944 as the 2nd Armored fights near Setterich, Germany. The contents of this video show the action as was recorded by the 165th and 167th Signal Photo Companies, during this historic operation. The military history footage in this video is intended to be strictly that of the 2nd Armored Division and only shows other unit footage when two or more units are intertwined. Combat Reels has researched and compiled all of this raw combat film footage, then reformatted it into the DVD format for your viewing pleasure.
2nd Armored Division DVD Highlights
Great for veterans, families, military historians and military enthusiasts, this DVD has many different scenes of 2nd Armored Division soldiers.
Scenes begin with tanks and men of the 2nd Armored moving through Lonlay L'Abbye, France. Watch the advance and capture of towns north of Paris such as Le Baux Sainte Croix, Venon, les Bonneville sur Iton, and Rosny sur Seine. See the French welcome their liberators in St. Amond, and then watch the Belgians cheer in Soignes, Belgium. The DVD closes with actions near Setterich, Germany as the division works alongside the 29th Infantry division clearing the sector.
This combat film of the 2nd AD contains scenes in:
Lonlay L'Abbye, France
Les Bonneville sur Iton, France
Le Baux Sainte Croix, France
Rosny sur Seine, France
Saint Amond, France
Bonus Footage: As a Special bonus enjoy some recently uncovered footage of D-Day Invasion not previously released in Series I, Invasion of Normandy DVD. Scenes included on this research video begin with Winston Churchill and General Eisenhower reviewing troops of the 2nd Armored in England. Next, tanks and troops leave camouflaged positions to convoy to English ports and load transports for invasion. Then troops of the 66th Armored Infantry rest in a Normandy camp prior to moving out and Engineers work at clearing roads for tanks.
Order your copy today and enjoy these and many more up close shots of equipment, vehicles, weapons, uniforms, helmet markings, and of the faces of the men of the 2nd Armored Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!