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For King & Country - The Path to Victory: The Canadians in Europe 1944 - 1945
 Documentary Details
 Year  2004
 Producer  Breakthrough Films
 Rating
- 3 votes (10/10)
While the British, under General Montgomery, and the Americans, under General Patton, compete to see who can advance the farthest and quickest, the Canadians, advancing up the French, Belgian, and Dutch coast, do vital but dirty work. Norm Christie takes us to the Channel Ports, to Ghent and Antwerp, as the Canadians struggle along the coast—and as they fight to open up the Scheldt Estuary, freeing Antwerp.
 
For King and Country
During six one-hour episodes, follow military historian Norm Christie to Canadian battlefields, monuments and cemeteries throughout the world. Norm guides us through the Second World War from the point of view of ordinary soldiers who tell their stories in their own words. A unique mixture of archive footage, photographs, artwork and actuality creates a sense of what it was really like to fight "For King and Country".
 
Running time: 47 minutes
 
Producers and Executive Producers
Ira Levy
Peter Williamson
Supervising Producer
Kirsten Scollie
 
Directors
Peter Williamson
Harvey Crossland
 
Scriptwriter
Gilbert Reid
 
Host
Norm Christie
 
Narrator
R.H. Thompson
 

 From canadian loyalist on Jul 28, 2011 14:11:51
Awsome show, very informitive