Watch the full-length program at http://video.pbs.org/video/2365248234/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=ddau_coverfullprogram (US Only)
On June 6, 1944, 3,000 planes dropped 23,000 airborne troops behind German lines, and 7,000 ships delivered around 20,000 military vehicles and 130,000 soldiers onto the beaches. Once on the shore, the troops had to negotiate two million mines buried in the sand, 46,000 fearsome beach obstacles and hundreds of miles of barbed wire, while dodging the shells and bullets fired by 40,000 German defenders.
D-DAY 360 premieres Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET.