Return To Normandy | South Carolinians In WW II - Episode 1


To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, many veterans make the journey to France to remember the battle that took place.  For the remaining veterans still alive, this will probably be the last time they will ever get the opportunity to revisit Normandy. Naturally, some veterans were hesitant to return to Normandy, due to the painful memories associated with the place. A plethora of emotions sweep over both veteran and civilian alike, as they remember and honor that day.  The French people revere the veterans who fought to liberate France from Nazi tyranny. The visiting American and British veterans describe being treated like celebrities, and heroes.  Various combat veterans recall their experiences storming the beaches of Normandy, and express how everyone should never forget the sacrifices made during World War Two.