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  • When the Germans march into Prague, armour-plating inventor Dr Bomasch flees to England. His daughter Anna escapes from arrest to join him, but the Gestapo manage to kidnap them both back to Berlin. As war looms, British secret service agent Gus Bennet follows disguised as a senior German army officer. His ploy is the not unpleasant one of pretending to woo Anna to the German cause.

    - Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}
  • During the Nazi uprising in 1939, they have captured prominent Czechoslovakian scientist Axel Bomasch and his adult daughter Anna Bomasch. Despite the senior Bomasch having escaped to England before the Nazis invaded Czechoslovakia, the Nazis were able to discover his hiding location in part due to an elaborate ruse using Anna, who at the time was imprisoned in a concentration camp, and Karl Marsen, a Gestapo officer posing as a fellow camp prisoner. Dickie Randall, an English officer using the code name Gus Bennett, decides to mount his own rescue of the Bomasches posing as a S.S. major. Anna feels she has no other choice but to go along with whatever Bennett tells her in an effort to escape from the Nazis, despite she not fully trusting him due to his seemingly cavalier attitude. Bennett and the Bomasch's ability to escape may be placed into jeopardy by two Englishmen traveling on the same night train to Munich.

    - Written by Huggo
  • When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia the developer of a new form of armor plating that may be key to the war effort, Axel Bomasch, manages to escape to England. Unfortunately his daughter Anna is stopped by the Nazis and put into a concentration camp. She manages to escape with a fellow prisoner, Karl Marsen, but it's all a ruse meant to lead them to her father. After Anna and her father are kidnapped and taken back to Germany, British agent Gus Bennett goes there impersonating a German officer with the aim of escorting them safely to neutral Switzerland.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Anna Bomasch is a Czech industrialist's daughter being used by Gestapo agent Marsen who is looking for her father also. British agent Bennett poses as a Nazi officer to aid the Bomasches escape.

    - Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>
  • When Germany invades Czechoslovakia, the German and the British intelligence services try to capture Czech scientist Axel Bomasch, inventor of a new type of armor-plating.

    - Written by nufs68

Synopsis

In Czechoslovakia, inventor Axel Bomasch ( ) flees the country moments before the Nazis invade in 1939 to take him into custody to create war weapons for the German onslaught against the world...

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