In the early hours of the 6th of June 1944 Allied Airborne Forces launched one of most daring assaults in history. 181 men in 6 gliders landed at night to capture two bridges vital to the ... See full summary »
Australia. 1916. After the death toll at Gallipoli, a group of friends are forced to choose between their lives at home or the call of duty in France. They soon find themselves in some of the worst battles the world had seen.
Five miles above the earth and deep behind enemy lines, eleven men inside a bomber known as the "Flying Fortress" fight for their lives against swarms of enemy German fighters. Inspired by true events.
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"What was it like in the war Dad". Thanks to the advance of time, there can be few veterans of WW2 alive today who can give a true answer to that question. Yes, one can watch Hollywood blockbuster films and get the glamourised version of life on the frontline but 'Hollywood poetic licence' often distorts reality. Lancaster Skies to me was more of a factual documentary than a motion picture. It really gives an insight into life in Bomber Command. The storyline is good, the acting is excellent, there are some awesome shots of Lancasters and a bombing mission at the end of the film is so well done, it makes the question of what was it like wholly redundant. Many thanks to those involved who have created a movie masterpiece on a budget of less than £80,000. Oh, and many, MANY thanks to all who served in Bomber Command during World War 2. Your bravery was - and remains - absolutely inspirational.
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