D-day - 70 years anniversary

D-day, Normandy 1944

Title: D-day, Normandy 1944
Type: Documentary
Release Date: 28 March 2014
Produced by: N3D LAND Films
Duration: 40 minutes

Last year on the 6th of June 2014, it was the 70th anniversary for Operation Overlord or D-day. Throughout the year I had noticed that an IMAX movie was running in the Tycho Brahe Planetarium near where I work. I never got around to go there until I checked in mid-August and saw that it was about to stop being shown.

I therefore quickly asked around, but I couldn’t find anyone, with the relatively short notice and inflexible airtime, to come with me, so I did something I haven’t done before. I went by myself to see this special movie! I went on the 6th of September 2014.

I arrived a bit early and spent some time walking around in the exhibition that is in the planetarium about mankind and space travel. It is quite interesting and even has a piece of the moon in there.

D-day Landing

Offloading men, vehicles and gear for the invasion of France.

The movie is around 1 hour long and it’s made to give you an overview of the events before, under and after Operation Overlord. It utilizes the 3D and IMAX setup quite well and I thorougly enjoyed getting everything served with information about the situation for both sides and clear and well done graphics about the situation as it developed.

I will recommend watching this, if it is still possible. Even alone I quite enjoyed it and was able to focus solely on just absorbing the scale of this fateful operation 71 years ago.

If you want to know more about the movie you can go here:

The official website