Mon, June 3rd, 2019
Wednesday 9.15am - 1pm, BBC1
On the 6th of June 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history commenced under the codename Operation Overlord. Planning began in 1943 for the monumental feat and to this day has never been matched in terms of numbers in a single seaborne operation. Many know the day as D-Day, it started the liberation of not only France, but the whole of Europe from Nazi control as well as the victory on the Western Front.