This is the tragic story of the last bridge in the ill-fated Operation Market-Garden, and features rare newsreel footage of the Allied operation that was supposed to end World War Two in 1944. Featuring extensive footage from the training films and newsreel cameras of both sides plus a return to the battlefield under the direction of Robert Kershaw, author of It Never Snows In September.
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