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Duration: 2 hours

Said, Abdelkader, Messaoud and Yassir are among the many young men from the French African colonies who proudly enlist to help liberate the motherland in WWII. From their training and first engagements in north Africa to their courageous and vital missions in northern and eastern France, they endure hardships inflicted not only the Nazis, but also the institutional racism of their colonial master.

Last on

Wed 17 Jun 2009 22:00 BBC Four

Credits

Saïd Otmari
Jamel Debbouze
Yassir
Samy Naceri
Messaoud Souni
Roschdy Zem
Abdelkader
Sami Bouajila
Sergeant Roger Martinez
Bernard Blancan
Leroux
Mathieu Simonet
Capitaine Durieux
Benoit Giros
Director
Rachid Bouchareb

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