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Australian Films

Battle honours

5 September 2020

9:00 AM

5 September 2020

9:00 AM


Directed by Aaron Schneider. Starring Tom Hanks, Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan, Elisabeth Shue. Screnplay Tom Hanks, Apple TV, 91mins

In the cabinet war rooms in Whitehall in London, there is a chart which registers Atlantic convoys en route from North America to Britain during the second world war. This was the lifeline that made Franklin Roosevelt’s ‘Arsenal of Democracy’ real. The convoy’s treacherous journeys across the North Atlantic were tests of endurance and bravery.

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Stephen Loosley is a Senior Fellow at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute

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