This video is part of a series that chronicles some of the most significant events in world history. This episode looks at June 6, 1944, a crucial moment in World War II, when Allied troops, using the revolutionary Higgins boat, landed on the shores of Normandy, and liberated Europe from German occupation. Rare archival film footage shows the historic event.
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