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During the Allied Bombing offensive of World War II the public was often informed that "A raid took place last night over ..., One (or often more) of Our Aircraft Is Missing". Behind these sombre words hid tales of death, destruction and derring-do. This is the story of one such bomber crew who were shot down and the brave Dutch patriots who helped them home. Written by
Steve Crook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Whilst on the Dutch road, the airmen are passed by a supposedly German armoured car. The vehicle is actually a British-made Humber. See more »
Frank Shelley - Observer:
The way you handled those Germans taught me something about acting.
Jo de Vries:
It isn't so difficult. They're an unhappy people. I would rather be a Dutchman in Holland than any German soldier. They want to believe that somebody's their friend, and that's the whole trick.
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Opening credits prologue: Sunday morning, 04.26, at an operational station somewhere in England See more »
A well made film which reflects attitudes of the time.
A very professionally made film which avoids some of the more patronising aspects of other British WWII films. This is even more surprising considering that it was made at a very dark time in UK history. An excellent dialogue which is very well delivered by the actors.
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