WW2: Newly Released Movies of Interest

Posted: July 25, 2010 in World War 2
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North Face (2008) » Set in Germany 1936, the Nazi propaganda machine urges the nation’s Alpinists to conquer the unclimbed North Face of the Swiss massif – The Eiger. Two reluctant climbers, Toni Kurz & Andreas Hintersoisser, begin their daring ascent up the mountain only to discover that their quest for glory quickly becomes a struggle for survival. | View Trailer [HD]

See also: The Beckoning Silence – a televised documentary based a novel (of the same name) written by Joe Simpson, which recounts how his mountain ambitions became shadowed by the deaths of friends & heroes, & heavily influenced by the weight of probability that his own life might meet the same end.


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