"Normandy Revisited" is a feature documentary that explores the untold stories of history's greatest invasion, ensuring that the memories of our last surviving D-Day veterans are preserved for eternity. Hear firsthand from more than a dozen veterans of the campaign, explore the sacred battlefields through intimate footage, discover true valor and sacrifice through historic artifacts, and follow veterans on their emotional journey back to Normandy for the first time since the war. Filmmaker Benjamin Mack-Jackson spent five years gathering these compelling stories, culminating with a journey to France in June 2019. This gripping documentary, released nearly eight decades after D-Day, provides a unique inside look at the forgotten stories of the bloody battle and how the people of France still remember their liberators.
The invasion is brought to life through powerful veteran testimonies describing D-Day and the battle that followed. More than a dozen survivors share their stories of heroism, gallantry, and sacrifice, revealing what life was truly like for the soldiers of the Greatest Generation.
Discover real D-Day history through helmets, uniforms, medals of valor, photographs, and more. Dozens of original historic artifacts are analyzed, providing an inside look at the forgotten stories of Normandy and the brave men who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, 75 years ago.
Normandy Revisited analyzes the battlefield as it sits today and explores how the war still defines the landscape of France. Follow the journey of a 94-year-old WWII veteran back to the battlefield where he was wounded, for the first time since the war, and experience his emotional return firsthand.
The invasion of Normandy is a personal experience ingrained in the minds of the men and women who were there, but when the last veteran of D-Day has passed on, we will be the only witnesses to their memory.
How will we — remember them?
Benjamin Mack-Jackson is the founder of the nonprofit organization WWII Veterans History Project and the Director of Normandy Revisited. He dedicates his time to preserving the memories of WWII veterans and educating his generation about the importance of history and remembering the past. Starting when he was just 13 years old, Benjamin has conducted over 100 interviews with WWII veterans and collected thousands of original WWII artifacts for preservation and display. As an avid motivational speaker, he has made an impact on thousands of people across the country through educational presentations and traveling museum displays. Benjamin has traveled to six countries, capturing stories and creating documentary films. In addition to running his nonprofit, Benjamin is a college student, WWII researcher, and writer for publications around the world.
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