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Operation Neptune, the naval portion of D-Day, was launched in 1944. Artificial harbours were built with floating bridges and roads to transport the men and their equipment over the Normandy Coast’s choppy waters. This colossal deployment of forces was only partly destroyed by nature. After the war, diving teams from numerous countries were called upon, and the wrecks at sea were dynamited and brought up to the surface. The film alternates between remarkable archived images and contemporary glimpses of the monumental metal debris. The underwater images, which show the state of the wreckage today, are striking and riveting. This aspect of the Second World War, with its effects on the environment still perceptible even today, bears testimony to the dangerous consequences all such conflicts have on nature