D-Day 3D: 1944 Normandy Film Is At The IMAX June 6-8

Thursday, May 22, 2014

A World War II documentary is coming to Chattanooga in time for the anniversary of the Normandy Invasion.   D-Day 3D: 1944 Normandy is narrated by Tom Brokaw and will be shown at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX June 6-8.

"I originally thought this was going to be another traditional documentary featuring grainy black and white footage, but as soon as I saw the first minutes of this film on the giant screen in 3D, I found it irresistible," said Mr. Brokaw.

Charles Coolidge will attend the first show at noon on June 6, which will be introduced by General B.

B. Bell.


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