Band Of Brothers. Real footage 101st and 82nd Airborne D Day 6th June 1944
In the dark early small hours of June 6th 1944 a huge force of American paratroopers from the 101st and 82nd Airborne dropped behind the German lines prior to the main massive armada that would arrive within the following 8 hours. Around 13,100 paratroopers and 3937 glider troops. This film shows the preparation and drop of these airborne troopers and glider corps, who helped to clear the way for the invasion, the story is told with first person narration.Good footage and narration, giving you a real feel for what it must have been like back then.... All the men who were featured in the excellent HBO series "Band of brothers" are in this film somewhere. The feature photo on this film is General Dwight Eisenhower talking to one of the soldiers.