Today’s random movie is DVD 11863 – Europe’s Secret Armies: Resisting Hitler. Here’s our summary:
Europe’s secret armies is an exploration of the stories behind the resistance and partisan group that formed to fight a hated oppressor. These were civilian armies; made up of ordinary men and women left with no other option but to go underground to strike back. The series hears from those who were not content to bend the knee or were not prepared to be part of Adolf Hitler’s ever-growing third reich. Freedom fighters risked torture, imprisonment and death throughout Europe: France’s maquis, the mountaineers of Crete, heroes and heroines from the Low Countries, Norway, Poland rose up, not least inside the tyrant’s own land, Germany. Includes archival footage, re-creations, and interviews with actual resistance fighters.