History Film / TheLongestDay

11th Apr '16 3:12:32 PM Faberlich
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* AmericaSavesTheDay: Averted. The British, Canadian and French divisions of the Normandy landings do their part in reaching their objectives. Almost subverted with Omaha Beach, where the Americans were stuck until a HeroicSacrifice opens up the German defenses.

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* AmericaSavesTheDay: Averted. The British, British and Canadian divisions and French divisions commandos of the Normandy landings do their part in reaching their objectives. Almost subverted with Omaha Beach, where the Americans were stuck until a HeroicSacrifice opens up the German defenses.
19th Mar '16 6:37:31 PM Red-Dead-Redeemer
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* ForegoneConclusion: Anyone with a passing remembrance of world history knows the Allies secure their foothold in Western Europe on June 6 1944. And will go on to win the war.



* HeroicBSOD: That horrified look on paratrooper John Steele's face as he dangles from the Sainte-Mère-Église church belltower...

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* HeroicBSOD: That horrified look on paratrooper John Steele's face as he dangles from the Sainte-Mère-Église church belltower...bell tower...
29th Feb '16 1:28:56 AM Mdumas43073
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'''''The Longest Day''''' is the title of a book by Cornelius Ryan describing the events of D-Day through the eyes of as many of the participants -- Allied, German and local inhabitants -- as he could find and interview.

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'''''The ''The Longest Day''''' Day'' is the title of a book by Cornelius Ryan describing the events of D-Day through the eyes of as many of the participants -- Allied, German and local inhabitants -- as he could find and interview.
2nd Dec '15 1:57:05 PM BobTanaka
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* TemptingFate: While scanning the beach, Plushkatt sighs "Not even a seagull..." At that moment, [[OhCrap the invasion fleet emerges from the fog.]]

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* TemptingFate: While scanning the beach, Plushkatt Col. Pluskat sighs "Not even a seagull..." At that precise moment, [[OhCrap the invasion fleet emerges from the fog.]]
2nd Dec '15 1:55:16 PM BobTanaka
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* TemptingFate: While scanning the beach, Plushkatt sighs "Not even a seagull..." At that moment, [[OhCrap the invasion fleet emerges from the fog.]]
15th Nov '15 7:53:02 PM gallium
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Actors appearing as part of the AllStarCast in this film include Creator/RichardBurton, Creator/SeanConnery, Creator/HenryFonda, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Creator/JohnWayne.
22nd Oct '15 9:24:31 PM Bissek
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* INeedAFreakingDrink: One German General, upon realizing that the Allies are going to get their beachhead and start driving his people back to Germany, tells his aide that he has a bottle of Napoleon Brandy he'd been saving for a special occasion. He bitterly notes that this is ''not'' the kind of special occasion he originally had in mind, but it would have to do.
2nd Sep '15 11:32:18 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* StormingTheBeaches: It's a dramatization of D-Day, of course it's going to have this. The film also shows all five beaches that the Allies landed on: Omaha, Utah, Sword, Gold, and Juno. BonusPoints for Pointe du Hoc, where the Rangers have to storm a beach ''with a cliff''!

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* StormingTheBeaches: It's a dramatization of D-Day, of course it's going to have this. The film also shows all five beaches that the Allies landed on: Omaha, Utah, Sword, Gold, and Juno. BonusPoints for This is all the more true at Pointe du Hoc, where the Rangers have to storm a beach ''with a cliff''!
12th Aug '15 3:19:40 PM Str8taim
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* StormingTheBeaches: It's a dramatization of D-Day, of course it's going to have this. The film also shows all five beaches that the Allies landed on: Omaha, Utah, Sword, Gold, and Juno. Bonus points for Pointe du Hoc, where the Rangers have to storm a beach ''with a cliff''!

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* StormingTheBeaches: It's a dramatization of D-Day, of course it's going to have this. The film also shows all five beaches that the Allies landed on: Omaha, Utah, Sword, Gold, and Juno. Bonus points BonusPoints for Pointe du Hoc, where the Rangers have to storm a beach ''with a cliff''!
12th Aug '15 3:18:38 PM Str8taim
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* StormingTheBeaches: It's a dramatization of D-Day, of course it's going to have this. The film also shows all five beaches that the Allies landed on: Omaha, Utah, Sword, Gold, and Juno. Bonus points for Pointe du Hoc, where the Rangers have to storm a beach ''with a cliff''!
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