D-Day Series: Part 3. Clear the Mines (3:36)
“There is no doubt that the mine is our greatest obstacle to success”
– British Admiral Bertram Ramsay.
This video describes the size and effectiveness of the German minefield that guarded the D-Day beaches and how the Allied Navies worked together to prepare a route through which the invasion could occur.
To view the entire series and access learning resources, see our D-Day Series page.