Battle of the Rails

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Battle of the Rails ★★★ La Bataille du Rail 1946

Docudrama based on actual events of French Resistance fighters who worked on the railways and, at great peril, stymied the Nazis efforts throughout World War II and aided the Allies during the DDay invasion. Powerful debut feature film for French director Clement, who included real railroad workers in recreating events. In French with subtitles. 85m/B DVD . Marcel Barnault, Jean Clarieux, Jean Daurand, Jacques Desagneaux, Francois Joux; D: Rene Clement; W: Rene Clement. VIDEO

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