Zip up your parkas, load your MP40s and prepare for the Fighting On Film Christmas Special! We’re joined by author Geoff Dyer, author of ‘Broadsword Calling Danny Boy‘ (2018) to discuss one of the most iconic men-on-a-mission war films ever made: Where Eagles Dare!
Directed by Brian G. Hutton and starring an incredible cast including Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Ingrid Pitt, Donald Houston, Peter Barkworth, Robert Beatty, Anton Diffring and Derren Nesbitt. The film follows the twists and turns of an epic SOE mission to uncover a mole through one of the most rip-roaring commando missions ever to grace the silver screen.
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The Armourer’s Bench is a collaborative effort from Vic Tuff and Matthew Moss. We will be bringing you detailed examinations of historic small arms from around the world. We will delve into the history, use and operation of the weapons using videos, blog posts and high resolution images to tell their story.