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?
Alberto De Martino
was originally going to direct the film and Enzo G. Castellari
was originally just hired to direct the special effects sequences inter-cut with stock footage of the actual battle of Britain using the split screen method. Up viewing the split screen sequences the producers were so impressed that they hired Enzo to direct the entire picture. 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
Referenced in Train Kept A-Rollin'