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The Last Passage

1 x 53 HD
Broadcaster:  France 3,  RTBF,  ETB

A stunning new history documentary which tells the moving and dramatic story of the secret World War II network which helped Allied soldiers to escape capture by the Nazis.

The Comet line was a force of courage in a climate of fear, and its story here is seen through the prism of one fateful night in 1943 when six strangers from five different countries were arrested in a farmhouse near the Pyrenees.

After the events of that night in 1943, hundreds more aviators were to make the last passage. For them, the legacy of a stranger’s kindness would remain forever. These strangers would be celebrated as heroes, commemorated in endless ceremonies and engraved in memorials. But for those strangers, life as a hero has not been simple…

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