Operation Sussex is a documentary film which tells the story of a tripartite intelligence operation involving the Americans, the British and 120 young members of the French Resistance. Leading up to and following D-Day, the riveting story is told in first person narrative by survivors of the mission. Hear how and why each volunteered for the secret three nation mission Operation: Sussex.
“Filmmaker Bonnie Friedman’s documentary centers on a crucial World War II spy mission that played a significant role in the Allied victory but remains virtually unknown today. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED” – Video Librarian
““Operation Sussex” is an important film about a little known WWII, top secret, underground network of spies and resistance fighters that [Director] Bonnie Friedman brings to life with stunning clarity and emotion.” – Pat Mire, award winning documentary and feature filmmaker, founder and artistic director of Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
“[Operation Sussex] captures a difficult time in WWII for France… It is nice to see some history that focuses on the righteous and patriotic Frenchman.” – Tom Rolf, Academy Award Winning Editor
“[Operation Sussex] is a good candidate for inclusion in a high school study of the European theater of World War II.” – School Library Journal
Andre and Jacqueline Guillebaud
and Guy Wingate
53 minutes on 1 disc / Color & Black & White
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