D-Day 360

After two years on the drawing board, D-Day was the most meticulously planned operation in military history — a logistical effort on a scale never seen before or since. 

D-Day 360

D-Day was a logistical effort on a scale never seen before or since. On the day itself, 3,000 planes dropped 23,000 airborne troops behind German lines.This film takes advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape and allow viewers to switch effortlessly between the macro and the micro, pulling back for the big picture and zooming in to a close-up of a single soldier on the battlefield. 

D-Day 360 premiered in May 2014. Watch the episode online below.

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Take advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape of D-Day.
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