In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it. Written by
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A hit-and-run operation with no place to run.
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The actual title for raid was Operation Anthropoid. See more
As some German soldiers run in the street to attack the commandos hiding in the church, a modern bus is visible as it passes behind the German armored vehicles in the background. See more
[The last time they meet
I never did get that red dress.
And I never saw that football match.
The end credits show what happen to the real people portrayed in the film. See more
Referenced in In the Shadow of Memory