36th Infantry Division / Liberation of Western Europe
Liberation of Western Europe Series - DVD - 118 Min. - $34.99
August 1944 - November 1944
World War Ii
Liberation of Western Europe Series Volume 17
This DVD about the 36th Infantry Division takes place in World War II during the Fall of 1944, Europe.
On August 15th, 1944 the 36th Infantry Division, also known as "Lone Star Division" or "T-Patchers", were assigned to VI Corps of the U.S. Seventh Army, with the assignment of participating in the invasion of southern coast of France in "Operation Dragoon" and would land at "Camel-Beach" near Saint Raphael, France.
36th Infantry Division History on Film
Our Series II DVD, Liberation of Western Europe begins here and continues through to the end of October 1944, when the "Lost Battalion" is successfully reached. The contents of this video show the action as was recorded by the 163rd Signal Photo Company, during these historic operations. The footage in this video is intended to be strictly that of the 36th Infantry 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.
36th Infantry Division DVD Highlights
Great for veterans, families, military historians and military enthusiasts, this DVD has many different scenes of 36th Infantry Division soldiers.
The first clips show men of the 36th Division resting and preparing aboard their transport just days before the invasion. Next troops are launched from their transport ships and assault the beaches from their LCVPs. Soldiers push inland to reach and capture Grenoble, Loriol, Beaurepaire, and Lyon, France. Next the 45th Moves through Bourg-en-Bresse and into Besancon, Oiselay, and Luxeuil les Bains. The division then moves to cross the Moselle River at Noir Gueux and Plombieres. General Dalquist and the 36th HQ are visited by Generals Marshall, Devers, Patch, and Truscott. The series closes out with images from the rescue of the "Lost Battalion" as artillery shells filled with supplies are fired to them, and men from the Japanese-American Regiment fight to reach the cut-off unit over ground. Enjoy these close up shots of the actual locations the 36th Infantry Division fought for and occupied.
This combat film of the 36th ID contains scenes in:
Loriol-sur Drome, France
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 36th Infantry Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!