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 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.