Orders from Above (1975)

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  • Featuring

    Lyndon Brook Peter Copley

  • Country

    United Kingdom

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  • Category

    Non Fiction


Based on Nicholas Bethel's book `The Last Secret', looks at the story of the Russian prisoners of war who were forced to wear Nazi uniforms and work in German factories. When the Allies swept through Germany, the prisoners were freed and the decision taken to repatriate them. For most of them, this meant once again returning to prison camp. Intended for general audiences

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