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WWII's Most Daring Raids:

Easy Company's First Assault

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WWII's Most Daring Raids: Easy Company's First Assault

Full Episode | 46:00

Witness the moments before the D-Day invasion through the perspective of the men carrying out the daring raid, including commanding officer Lieutenant Winters, whose remarkable improvised assault against a much larger force would make history.

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Hours before the most ambitious amphibious invasion in history, Douglas C-47s drop a small group of American paratroopers from Easy Company, the 101st Airborne Division, behind enemy lines. The mission: to take out four German howitzers about to assault Utah Beach. Witness the moments before the D-Day invasion through the perspective of the men carrying out this daring raid, including commanding officer Lieutenant Winters, whose remarkable improvised assault against a much larger force would make history.

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