The Spies Who Came From the Sea

The Spies Who Came From the Sea

German Landings in Canada = Les Espions Venus De La Mer : Débarquements Allemands Au Canada

DVD - 2007 | Widescreen version.
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By the fall of 1942, German U-boats had struck deep into the mighty St. Lawrence River, sinking 21 ships and killing more than 250 people. Germany had reached its goal. It had effectively shut down the St. Lawrence River to all Canadian convoys destined for Great Britain. The people living along the St. Lawrence began fearing the worst—a German landing. The untold story of spies who landed on our shores, and of a mysterious submarine landing that remained secret for more than 35 years. We bring you exclusive interviews with the only surviving Germans who landed on our soil during the war, and the chambermaid who unmasked a German spy in a small Gaspé town.
Publisher: Canada : CBC/Morningstar Entertainment [distributor], c2007.
Edition: Widescreen version.
ISBN: 9781552599488
1552599485
Branch Call Number: 940.5485 SPIES
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. with b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Ingles, Peter John

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akirakato
Feb 20, 2014

This is a 52-minute documentary-drama about the spies who came from the submarine U-518---German landing in Canada.
By the fall of 1942, German U-boats had struck deep into the mighty St. Lawrence River, sinking 21 ships and killing more than 250 people.
Germany had reached its goal.
It had effectively shut down the St. Lawrence River to all Canadian convoys destined for Great Britain.
The people living along the St. Lawrence began fearing the worst---a German landing.
This is the untold story of spies who landed on the Canadian soil, which remained secret for more than 35 years.
It features exclusive interviews with the only surviving Germans who landed on the Canadian soil during World War II as well as
the chambermaid who unmasked a German spy in a small village on the Gaspe peninsula, Quebec.
It is an amazing and fascinating recerated docu-drama.
If you're interested in film-making, a 22-minute "the making of this docu-drama" special feature will let you take an interesting and informative
peek at how they made the whole dramatized scenes.

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