"Winter War" new French war film

Peter Lyderik

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January 1945. The first French regiment of paratroopers to fight with an American unit to liberate Alsace in France. An Allied Division must take the forest bordering the town of Jebsheim, several days before the attack that would later be called the 'French Stalingrad.' Prisoners of the cold, snow, and harsh winter conditions, and pounded by German forces, the French and American soldiers learn the violence and hell of war In this struggle for freedom and survival, they will face an unexpected enemy.

Article with trailer, the trailer has English subtitles.

"Winter War" : le siège de Jebsheim, le Stalingrad alsacien, porté à l'écran
https://culturebox.francetvinfo.fr/...le-stalingrad-alsacien-porte-a-l-ecran-268167

The whole film with Polish voice over, for those who understands Polish.
https://www.cda.pl/video/161116327
 
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My old regiment, 1er Régiment de chasseurs parachutistes, took a significant part in the action. In 1985 we were dropped near Jebsheim to commemorate the 40th anniversary of those combats and the liberation of Colmar (one of the biggest cities in Alsace).
 

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