Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice

Length: 0:57:47

Watch instantly!

Watch anywhere on any device.

Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice

Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice - Instant Video Access

Narrated by Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Broadcaster Tim McCarver

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the green 29th Infantry Division faced some of the most brutal fighting on Omaha Beach.

In June of 2014, a handful of remaining members of the 29th Infantry Division made a final trip back to Normandy to recognize the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Also prominately featured in this film is a soldier from the First Infantry Division (the Big Red One), who came ashore just down the beach and alongside the 29th Infantry on D-Day .

Naval Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU) “frogman” Ernie Corvese also came ashore on Omaha Beach. Ernie’s 8 man crew had the mission of clearing obstacles on Omaha before the invasion began. Of the 8 men in his crew, Ernie was the only one to survive.

On June 4, 2014 Ernie made his first return to Omaha Beach since that Day of Days in 1944.

Included in Purchase