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Program

14 Mar 2019 19:00

FIGHTERS FROM THE WESTERN AND EASTERN FRONT - RAF DIARY

The director Oliver Malina Morgenstern and his team decided to record a missing documentary about volunteer fighters from Czechoslovakia, Transcarpathia, Volhynia and about Jewish volunteers who fought on the Western and Eastern Front of World War II. and their fate after the Second World War and after 1948.

This Documentary movie brings stories of the last surviving veteranssoldiers, officers, women struggling on the Western Front in the Battle of Britain in the Middle East at Tobruk. There are Also unique shots from the Eastern Front in Buzuluk and the D-Day, the Normandy landing in 1944. These are the stories of people who, after 1939, did not give up to  Hitler's Germany. They went to the unknown places, unknown to where, but willing to fight for their country.

 

You will see these stories in the movie:

Western Front: Maj. Gen. Emil Boček, Big.Gen. Pavel Vranský, Lance corporal  Viktor Wellemín

Eastern Front: Pte Paul Rausnitz, Col. Ivan Solovka, Maj. Gen. Richard Tesařík, Col. Pravomil Raichl.

Winton's children: Lieut. Colonel Jiří Kafka, Maj. Margita Rytírová - Schneiderova

 

Motto: "History is nothing if we do not remember it."

 

Screening at 7.pm, Cinematheque Jerusalem, Cinema hall no. 2

Movie is in Czech language with English subtitles.

 

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Venue:

Jerusalem
Israel

Date

14 Mar 2019 19:00

Organizer:

Czech Centre


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