I have always been a bit of a WWII history buff and just love it when footage like this is discovered.

American film maker George Stevens enlisted when he saw all the Nazi propaganda films being released and knew he could help the Allied war effort with his film making talents. Assigned to the warship HMS Belfast on D-day with a 35mm black and white camera to make his official war reel footage with, he also had his own 16mm full color camera to make a personal film diary of his travels from the beaches of Normandy to Berlin.

The color footage was recently discovered by his son George Stevens Jr. who is also a documentary film maker.

Amazing stuff, please go read the whole story from The Telegraph.