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 Private Gerhard Schulz (6 episodes, 1981)
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 Major Neuheim / ... (6 episodes, 1981)
Cyril Shaps ...
 Solly (5 episodes, 1981)
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 Bertha Freyer (4 episodes, 1981)
Terence Suffolk ...
 Willy Schumacher (4 episodes, 1981)
Walter Sparrow ...
 Becker (4 episodes, 1981)
Alla Sharova ...
 Violinist (4 episodes, 1981)
Clive Merrison ...
 Radio Announcer / ... (3 episodes, 1981)
David Swift ...
 Professor Bodelschwingh (2 episodes, 1981)
Ken Campbell ...
 Krauss (2 episodes, 1981)
Hugh Walters ...
 Bus Conductor (2 episodes, 1981)
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 Walter Schmidt (2 episodes, 1981)
Trevor T. Smith ...
 Captain Ohm (2 episodes, 1981)
Darlene Johnson ...
 Kitty (2 episodes, 1981)
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The Time - WWII, the place - Germany. The Germans have a plan to destroy the British economy by flooding the country with forged £5 notes. Private Schultz is coerced into organizing a gang of unwilling volunteers. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Philip Hinchcliffe has characterized Schulz as a German Arthur Daley. See more »

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[About the German plan to destroy the British economy by flooding the country with forged £5 notes]
Major Neuheim: This could revolutionize the whole concept of war finance. It could become possible to fight a war entirely at the expense of the enemy.
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Counterfeiters for the Third Reich
3 January 2000 | by (Papillion NE) – See all my reviews

This one is priceless. While it is done definitely tongue-in-cheek, this is based on actual events during the Second World War. The Nazis were successful in creating counterfeit British currency, and with it they intended to destroy the British economic monetary systems. Unfortunately, they counted too heavily on Private Schultz.

Ian Richardson does a wonderfully evil SS officer -- and the rest of the cast isn't bad either. You have to see this one for yourself.


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