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Ep214: D-Day 80th - Omaha Beach (Part 1)

Season 8, Ep. 214

It's the 80th anniversary of D-Day and Mat is breaking down the entire day by telling the story of each of the five beaches. It's a five-episode special series that will reveal the real story of the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. Today the Americans are tasked with the toughest mission of D-Day: landing in front of the imposing cliffs and tough defences of Omaha Beach. Was 'Bloody Omaha' really as bloody as countless books and movies have told us?


In the first of our special series on the D-Day landings, Mat is joined by historian John McManus to tell the story of Omaha Beach.


Hosts: Mat McLachlan and John McManus

Producer: Jess Stebnicki


Subscribe to listen to EVERY EPISODE NOW in this special series! You'll also receive exclusive bonus episodes, early access to all episodes, ad-free listening and special online events with Mat McLachlan! https://www.patreon.com/MMHistory


Join one of our battlefield tours and walk in the footsteps of the Anzacs! Visit https://battlefields.com.au/ for more information.


Find out more about the podcast and everything Mat is doing at https://linktr.ee/matmclachlan

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