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D-Day Anniversary (Part II) #537304

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Normandy, France) World War II era films shown. [Voice of Franklin ROOSEVELT - anticipates allied victory.] Role of German General Erwin Rommel's absence from Normandy and presence of United States General Teddy Roosevelt, Junior, in D-Day invasion's success examined. [Manfred ROMMEL - believes his father's presence at Normandy would have altered D-Day's outcome.] [Mrs. Quentin ROOSEVELT - recalls father-in-law's determination to be with troops as morale factor.] Rommel's suicide shortly after invasion due to his role in plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler and Roosevelt's death from heart attack during same period recalled.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:04:10

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