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Kosher Movies: The Forgotten Battle

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When is a war really over? I am writing this as a new variant of Covid has just made its appearance. We thought the Covid pandemic was almost over and then the Delta variant appeared. And now there is the Omicron variant. The vaccine was thought to end the pandemic, but now we still find ourselves battling it.

This kind of tentative victory over bad news is what we see in The Forgotten Battle, the gripping story of a tragedy that occurred after the Germans began retreating from the Allied advances in September of 1944. But there is a problem. Although the Allies have captured the port of Antwerp, the Germans still control the Scheldt estuary, preventing supplies from reaching Antwerp and the Allied forces.

The Allies launch Operation Market Garden, hoping to penetrate Germany via Arnhem in Holland. A glider from this operation is forced to crash land on Walcheren Island, leaving a handful of British troops trapped behind enemy lines. Meanwhile a Dutch teenager accidentally kills three Germans, causing a tragic chain of events. On the German side, a........

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