PG-13 | | Drama, History, War
The departure of the German Army from Paris in 1944.
Resistence fighters used Stens and German arms for combat in city.
Consul Raoul Nordling:
And if a bomb should miss?
Général Von Choltitz: A few bombs always miss, but others will hit the target. It's the law of averages.
Consul Raoul Nordling: A bomb that misses... could hit... Notre Dame. Sainte Chapelle. That's a thousand years of history, turned to dust.
German sappers are shown setting conventional explosives on Paris bridges. The Germans actually set used surplus naval torpedoes under the bridges.
The end credit sequence is in color.
French, German, English
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