Above and Beyond (2006)

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True Story about the Atlantic Ferry Operation during World War II.

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 Winston Churchill / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Shelagh Emberly (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Pittman (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Don Bennett (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Nathan Burgess (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Drake (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Bill Jacobson (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Lord Beaverbrook (2 episodes, 2006)
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True Story about the Atlantic Ferry Operation during World War II.

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29 October 2006 (Canada)  »

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The closing epilogue of this TV mini-series states: "Bennett's team became the heart of the R.A.F. Ferry Command. With their American allies they delivered over 25,000 aircraft from Newfoundland, changing the course of the war. More than 500 men and women died flying for Ferry Command. Captain Don Bennett went onto found and lead the Pathfinders, an elite group of pilots who led Allied bombers to their targets in Nazi Germany." See more »

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The cockpit side window is blanked out in the cockpit set and the example aircraft probably to simplify filming. See more »

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pretty good
30 October 2006 | by (Gander, Newfoundland, Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie last night and I was surprised that it was actually pretty good, but thats only after seeing part 1. Truthfully the only reason I started watching it was because some of it was filmed here in Gander, NL, and some of my friends were extras and I thought it would be funny/cool to see them on TV, but once I started watching it I found it pretty interesting. I, personally, haven't learned a lot about WW2 yet so I can't critique on whether it was accurate or not but I enjoyed it and it was a good story. I'm also glad that one of the lead female parts was played by somebody that wasn't tall, thin and pretty. All 'n all, as I said, I thought it was pretty good. I would have given it a 6 but since it was partially shot in my hometown, I gave it a 7.


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