D-Day: The Unheard Tapes: Episode 3 (BBC Two, Tuesday, 4 June 2024)

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The final episode of D-Day: The Unheard Tapes explores the Battle for Normandy, picking up the story the morning after the initial D-Day landings. This episode, airing on BBC Two on Tuesday 4 June, presents a narrative of the bloody battle that ensued, as Allied and German soldiers faced off in the fight for control of France.

Through the firsthand accounts of soldiers on both sides and French witnesses, the episode explores the challenges faced by the Allies despite their successful beachhead. The British forces strive to capture Caen, while the Americans set their sights on Cherbourg. However, they soon encounter a series of determined Nazi counterattacks, and the battle takes a turn as the Allies find themselves entangled in the dense hedgerows of Normandy’s countryside.

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Episode 3 of D-Day: The Unheard Tapes provides a detailed account of the Battle for Normandy, offering insights into the strategies and experiences of those who fought in one of the most significant campaigns of World War II.

D-Day: The Unheard Tapes, Episode 3, airs on BBC Two on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, at 9:00 pm.

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