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Partisans - War Behind the Lines

Synopsis
Uses archive footage to highlight the importance of the organised civilian groups who fought military actions or performed acts of espionage, sabotage, disruption and protest against occupying forces. Looks at the French Resistance and examines its effectiveness. Also examines the successful partisans in Yugoslavia, commanded by Tito and the resistance groups of Russia. Includes analysis by historians and military experts, as well as interviews with men who lost comrades to partisan activity.
Series
Scorched Earth, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 48 min.
Year of production
2000
Availability
Sale; 2001 sale: £9.99 (inc. VAT +p&p)
Subjects
History
Keywords
French Resistance; partisans; resistance movements; Russia; World War II; Yugoslavia

Credits

Contributor
Klaus Schmider; Robin Clifton

Distributor

Name

Cromwell Productions Ltd

Email
crom@compuserve.com
Web
http://www.history-zone.com/about.html External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 295580
Fax
1789 415210
Address
11 Central Chambers
Cook’s Alley
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6JQ

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