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The Gleiwitz Case

Der Fall Gleiwitz

Directed by Gerhard Klein
East Germany, 1961
Drama, War, History

Synopsis

To justify their invasion of Poland at the start of WWII, Nazi high command hatches a secret plan: six Polish men from an SS training camp are sent on a special mission to the town of Gleiwitz, to fake a Polish raid on Germany. The ‘provoked’ Germans will thus launch a ‘counterattack’ on Poland.

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The Gleiwitz Case Directed by Gerhard Klein