Guns of Hollywood commemorates the 70th anniversary of D-Day with a look at the 1962 film The Longest Day.
In this episode we look at the guns and weapons this classic World War II epic film. With over 42 stars and a three hour running time the movie based on Cornelius Ryan’s book, covers the D-Day invasion from the paratroopers landing in France to the securing of Omaha beach.
Cornelius Ryan’s book, The Longest Day: The Classic Epic of D-Day
– “…the book is a “must read” for anyone interested in the D-day invasion. –Robert McNamara”
The National World War II Museum in New Orleans is amazing. Make time to visit soon.
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006 – Sean Connery Bond films – a look at all the cool guns and action in those early James Bond films
007 – Dirty Harry – ‘nough said.
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Your hosts: Samuel Azner and Allie Howe