For you paratroopers out there, today marks the 66th anniversary of the launch of Operation Market Garden ... the largest airborne operation ever.
Even though it failed to "end the war" it was a gallant effort nonetheless with troopers from all the allied commands.
The movie ain't bad, but the book is great. They both go by the title A Bridge Too Far. The movie starred "everybody" on both sides of the pond, and the book was written by Cornelius Ryan.