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Fighting On Film: Theirs Is The Glory (1946)

Fighting On Film is a brand new podcast about classic and obscure war movies. Hosted by Matt and Robbie McGuire (of RM Military History). In this first episode we discus an absolutely fascinating war film – Theirs Is The Glory, a 1946 telling of the story of the Battle of Arnhem. What makes the film unique is that it was filmed entirely on location and with a cast made up of soldiers who had fought at the battle!

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0:00 – Introduction
01:20 – Synopsis & Production Trivia
05:20 Director – Brian Desmond Hurst
11:00 – The Unique Cast
17:15 – Robbie’s Favourite Scene
21:30 – Matt’s Favourite Scene
27:00 – Bring Up The PIAT! – Pvt. Dixon
29:00 – A Jungle Carbine in Arnhem?!
35:00 – The Germans!
39:15 – Not Stand To Until We’ve Had a Brew
40:05 – Outro

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