Presented by the St. Louis Public Library and the National Churchill Museum
In commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy, this yearlong series features monthly screenings of motion pictures set in World War II and includes discussions putting each fi lm in historical context. Kit Freudenberg, Acting Director of the National Churchill Museum, leads the discussions.
All programs begin at 1:15 p.m.
Sept. 7 The Dambusters Lancaster bomber squadron destroys German dams
Oct. 5 The Longest Day Events leading up to D-Day
Nov. 2 The Memphis Belle Fictionalized version of the documentary
Dec. 7 Went the Day Well? Unofficial 1942 British propaganda film
Feb. 1 The Battle of Britain Epic air battles between Britain & Germany
Mar. 10 Das Boot U-Boat life in the Atlantic in 1942
Apr. 12 The Cruel Sea Royal Navy protects convoys
May 3 The Battle of the Bulge Battle between the Allies & the Axis