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D-Day: 75th Anniversary

Honor The 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Seize & Secure Promo

"Seize & Secure: The Battle for La Fière" sheds light on a relatively unexplored, but pivotal battle to secure a critical route inland for allied forces invading France on June 6, 1944. The fight for the La Fière causeway and bridge is regarded as one of the bloodiest small arms battles in U.S. military history, fought largely by paratroopers and glidermen from the 82nd Airborne Division.

Mon Cher Camarade

The story – never before told – of the French-speaking Cajun soldiers in WWII.

Builders, Heroes, and the Boats that Won the War

A documentary on the history of the Higgins Boats, the landing crafts used on D-Day and every other major amphibious invasion during World War II designed and built by Andrew Jackson Higgins and his company, Higgins Industries, in New Orleans.

Camp Ruston: German P.O.W.s in Louisiana

4,315 German prisoners of war from World War II were housed at Camp Ruston in Ruston, Louisiana, from 1943-1946.

Great Louisiana Maneuvers of 1941: The Winnfield Story

Discover the largest military training exercises ever held on American soil. Explore the impact of having 120,000 troops from the 2nd Army headquartered in Winnfield, Louisiana, and the role of the Louisiana Maneuvers in training 400,000 United States Army troops for World War II.

D-Day Plus 50: Louisiana Remembers

A 1994 documentary commemorating the 50th anniversary of D-Day features Louisiana World War II veterans recounting their first-hand experiences of the Allied invasion in Normandy, France:


June 6, 2019 - The 75th Anniversary of D‑Day.

Honor their fight for freedom.


Seize & Secure: The Battle for La Fière sheds light on a relatively unexplored, but pivotal battle to secure a critical route inland for allied forces invading France on June 6, 1944. The fight for the La Fière causeway and bridge is regarded as one of the bloodiest small arms battles in U.S. military history, fought largely by paratroopers and glidermen from the 82nd Airborne Division.



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