D-Day DVD

4th June 2004 at 01:00
This weekend is the 60th anniversary of D-Day, when thousands of Allied troops landed on French soil at the start of the campaign to liberate Europe from Nazi occupation. To commemorate the occasion, The TES is giving away four special edition DVDs of a classic Hollywood take on the battle for the Normandy beaches. The Longest Day, recently released to buy by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, is an action-packed epic with a cast list that reads like a who's who of the 1960s film world, including John Wayne, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan and a youthful Sean Connery.

Darryl Zanuck 's double Oscar-winning film has lost none of its edge-of-the-seat appeal since its release in 1962, dramatising the preparations, military mistakes and random events that determined the outcome of the titanic battle.

As well as the three-hour film, the two-disc package includes a 12-page commemorative booklet plus two fascinating documentaries focusing on the making of the movie and on D-Day itself. For a chance of winning, send your name and address on a postcard or by email to the address on the right marked Longest Day offer. The first four entries drawn on June 10 will win.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now