- year : 2015
- country : Russia, France
- timing : 51:28'
- genre : documentary
- producer : Egor Klimovich
produced by Alexander Maksimets, Yevgeny Pashkov, Dmitry Rubezhin, Boris Filyaev
script by Christina Abrahamian
DoP Artem Dubrovsky
sound by Kirill Simakov, Yuriy Pridachin
editor Egor Klimovich
The documentary is devoted to the history of a legendary French-Soviet squadron "Normandie - Niémen", which began its existence during World War II.
Its story is familiar to every educated man. De Gaulle's decision to continue the struggle against fascism with the Allies after the surrender of the French Government, a proposal of cooperation with Stalin and the appearance of Niémen regiment in 1944...
But who were the people which became a legend of the French-Soviet aviation? These are the incredible human stories about the history of the famous regiment.
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