America’s Secret D-Day Disaster
Title card, 3D naval manoeuvres and maps and content graphics for a one-off documentary for the Smithsonian Channel (A TVT Production): The full story of the secret D-Day training exercise in England, which went horribly wrong and cost the lives of hundreds of American servicemen. An investigation into the military disaster, which killed 639 GIs and sailors in April, 1944, as they prepared for the Normandy landings. With exclusive testimony from veterans, secret documents and rare archive. This film lifts the lid on 70-year-old allegations that American lives were unnecessarily lost during a routine amphibious landing rehearsal. Did the supreme commander, General Eisenhower, expose rookie troops to a dangerous live-firing exercise, ending in a deadly English Channel ambush by German torpedo boats?