Liberation of Western Europe - DVD - 34 minutes - $19.99
World War II
Liberation of Western Europe Volume 19
This DVD about the 79th Infantry Division takes place in World War II during the Fall of 1944, Europe.
On August 14th, 1944 the 79th Infantry Division, also known as "Cross of Lorraine", was assigned to XV Corps of the U.S. Third Army, and headed rapidly toward the Seine River thru Dreux.
79th Infantry Division History on Film
Our Series II DVD, Liberation of Western Europe begins here and continues to the beginning of December 1944, as the 79th Division moves out near Weitbruch, Germany. The contents of this video show the action as was recorded by the 163rd and 166th Signal Photo Companies, during this historic operation. The military history footage in this video is intended to be strictly that of the 79th 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.
79th Infantry Division DVD Highlights
Great for veterans, families, military historians and military enthusiasts, this DVD has many different scenes of 79th Infantry Division soldiers.
The first film clip shows men of the 79th Div. examining destroyed German vehicles near St. Aubin. Next see the site of the bridgehead held at the Seine River in Mantes. Then follow the division as they move south into Patton's U.S. Third Army and spearhead XV Corps advance. Watch soldiers of the 79th walk through the ruins of Ft. Manonvillier. Generals Marshall and Patch visit General Wyche at 79th Div. HQ. See soldiers take time out of the war to cast their vote in the presidential election. View the ruins of a French village as the civilians try to live in the rubble. The series closes with scenes of the 79th Div. attacking Fremonville, France and men rolling bed rolls for use at the front.
This combat film of the 79th ID contains scenes in:
St. Aubin, France
Ft. Manonviller, 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 79th Infantry Division themselves on these candid movie film reels of history, presented to you on popular DVD formatted video!
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