During the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, a team of German saboteurs assume the identities of dead British soldiers and are transported to England. Their first objective is to cripple British air defences by destroying radar stations. Though the identities and whereabouts of the saboteurs are unknown, a team of British soldiers is set up to track them down and abort their mission. While the Battle of Britain rages overhead, the final confrontation takes place as the German team are about to blow up the RAF Fighter Command control centre.
From Dunkirk to the battle of London.
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Did You Know?
At the time this was one of the highest budgeted films ever to be made in Italy (behind The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
(1966) which was partially financed with American money through United Artists). See more
Londoners hurrying to an air raid shelter in 1940 pass a wall sign for the Royal Festival Hall, opened in 1951. See more
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