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The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in World War II, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war.
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This 42 episode gem of a television series was about Australian Military Intelligence operatives fighting the Japanese Army during the Second World War.
Starring Jack Thompson who has also been in other classic flicks, Ground Zero 1987, Yolongu Boy 2001, Broken Arrow 1996, Breaker Morant 1980, The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith 1978 and Mad Dog Morgan 1976.
Also starring Peter Sumner who has also been in other classic flicks, Ned Kelly 1970 and The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith with Jack Thompson.
Also starring Katy Wild.
Also starring Redmond Phillips who was also in another classic flick, Razorback 1984.
Also starring Bill Hunter who has also been in other classic flicks, Blue Murder 1995, Every night...Every night 1995, Gallipoli 1981, Backroads 1977, Mad Dog Morgan 1976, Stone 1974 and Ned Kelly 1970.
I enjoyed seeing a television series about Australia's involvement in fighting the Japanese Army during WW2 which is often overlooked.
If you enjoyed this as much as I did then check out other classic television series, Combat! 1962-1967, Tour of Duty 1987-1990, The Twilight Zone: The Original Series 1959-1964, The Samurai 1962-1965, Thunderbirds 1965-1966, Captain Scarlett 1967, Joe 90 1968, UFO 1970-1971, Space: 1999 1975-1977, The Simpsons 1989 and ongoing, Twin Peaks 1990-1991, Seinfeld 1990-1998, Star Trek 1966-1969, Police Rescue 1989-1996, Game of Thrones 2011-2017, Hell on Wheels 2011-2016, Over There 2005, The Shield 2002-2008, Strike Back 2010-2013 & 2015, Summer Heights High 2007, Underbelly 2008-2013 (including Land of the Long Green Cloud/Infiltration/Tell Them Lucifer Was Here/The Man Who Got Away), The Walking Dead 2010-2017, Archer 2009-2017, Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms 2012, Killing Time 2010, Sealab 2021 2000-2005, Sons of Anarchy 2008-2014, Spartacus: Blood and Sand 2010, Frisky Dingo 2006-2007, Deadwood 2004-2006, Ja'mie: Private School Girl 2013, Vikings 2013-2017, Fat Tony & Co 2014, Jonah from Tonga 2014, Utopia 2014-2015, Banshee 2013-2016, Black Sails 2014-2017, Rome 2005 & 2007,The Knick 2014-2015, The Tudors 2007-2010, Banished 2015, Mr. Robot 2015-2017, Wolf Creek 2016 and Frontline 1994-1997.
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