Months ago they hawked newspapers, baled hay or studied for an algebra exam. Now these young men are among 3-million Americans stationed in Englandand poised on the brink of history. Theyre in a platoon that trains and waits while the island nation groans under a swelling stockpile of munitions and supplies. Suddenly the wait is over and the training, the equipment and the fighting men of Operation Overlord are put to the test. June 6, 1944: D-Day.Featuring a talented cast and astonishing real-life footage of the Allied inavasion, Breakthrough (from Guadalcanal Diary director Lewis Seiler) follows a handful of GIs through the hellfire of Omaha Beach and across the Normandy peninsula. Inch by inch they claim the land. Inch by inch they consecrate it with bravery and blood. **Please be aware that this is a manufactured on demand disc that was created using a DVD-R disc. It should play in all standard DVD players.