R | | Action, Biography, Thriller
As the German Fascists expand their borders, scorching Europe from end to end, two brave Czechs of the Resistance prepare for a suicide mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the hideous mastermind behind the "Final Solution".
The original working title of this film, "HHhH", is a war-time Gestapo acronym for Himmlers Hirn heißt Heydrich ("Himmler's brain is called Heydrich"),
When the parachutists are in the aircraft prior making their jump into Czechoslovakia, a 'waist mount' heavy machine gun position can be seen to the right with the weapon pointing out of the plane halfway along the fuselage. In the following external shot the aircraft is revealed to be an Avro Lancaster. These were fitted with nose, tail and dorsal gun turrets, but not fuselage mounted waist gun positions.