Name of Show: A Distant Shore: African-Americans of D-Day
Director: Trey Haley
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About Show: 1.2 million African Americans served in World War II in some capacity, and although primarily forgotten by history, nearly 2,000 African Americans were among the troops who stormed the beaches of Normandy. A Distant Shore: African Americans of D-Day told the story of these African American soldiers in World War II who went ashore in France during the 1944 Invasion of Normandy.