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Producer: Dan Morelle


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D-Day with James Holland

James Holland lectures about D-Day, covering the planning and the myths; from Montgomery's planning to the casualty rate on Omaha beach. This tour de force tells you everything you need to know about D-Day as we commemorate the 75th anniversary.

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Producer: James Carson

Audio: Oliver Nelken & Peter Curry