Approved | | Action, War, Drama
During WW2, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.
Scenes at the marine training boot camp were filmed at the Eastney Barracks, Southsea, Hampshire, England. This facility is now the British Royal Marines Museum.
Well, now, it's time for me to listen to you for a change.
Captain Thompson: What do you mean by that?
Major Stringer: I mean, let me have it. What did I do wrong?
Captain Thompson: You did everything wrong.
After Sgt Craig hands over the mine to the men during training, he tells them that they have 12 minutes to lose it. The men run off leaving Craig behind, but when they get to the beach Craig is there in a canoe waiting for them.
Opening credits prologue 2: At a critical stage of the war, fast Merchant ships operating from Bordeaux were seriously endangering the British blockade. For political reasons saturation bombing was rejected: the Navy was unable to penetrate the defences without air cover. The Royal Marines were given the job. PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND-MARCH, 1942
English, French, German