The Duplex Drives of Omaha Beach


In Normandy, June 6, 1944, a dozen Sherman tanks equipped with floats, the famous Duplex Drives (DD), leave their ship to swim to Omaha Beach… not all of them make it.¬†Going back over the history of this American tank, we find out how and why this secret weapon was one of the greatest fiascos of the Normandy Landings.

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  • Genre: History
  • Length: 52'
  • Broadcaster: RMC D√©couverte, Prosieben