Zbyszek, I'm familiar with the older film called "Battle of Britain".
This newer film, called "Battle For Britain" is not a remake of that one.
Please read the descriptions at the links, which include a trailer.
--- In Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com, BOB STYRNA <styrna@...> wrote:
> Andy, thanks for bringing this up. I don''t know about a new(er) remake, but ...
> You tube has this old movie, " Battle of Britain ". You can view it on www.youtube.com.. It is in 14 Parts, part 10 and 11 mentions the Polish Pilots.
> Part 10 : Where the Genral orders the Polish squadron in " training" to get back to base !!!
> Part11 has Polish talking in Polish as they disobey the commander and attack the German airplanes:!!
> And section 14 list all the airmen that served in the Battle of Britain,
> and which died. Poland had the 2'nd most number of serviceman ( I
> presume Pilots) at 141, and the 2'nd most that died at 29. I just re-arranged it into priority below:
> Country # Served # Died
> Britain and Common wealth 1822 339
> Polish 141 29
> Canadian 88 20
> Chech 86 8
> New Zealander 73 11
> Fleet Air Arm 56 9
> South African 21 9
> Belgian 26 6
> Free French 13 0
> South Rhodesian 2 0
> Irish 8 0
> American 7 1
> Israeli 1 0
> Mmmhh,, so let's see ....... who was it that helped the MOST to save England from the bad Germans ? And who was NOT Invited to the VICTORY PARADE in 1945 ???
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Andrzej w Buffalo <andywbuffalo@...>
> Date: Saturday, June 11, 2011 1:00 pm
> Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] New(er) film about a Polish RAF pilot
> To: Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com
> > Forgive me if information about this film was posted when it
> > appeared. I'm wondering whether anyone has seen this film called
> > "Battle for Britain" which had its World Premiere in England in
> > December of last year. It also played in Cleveland, Ohio this
> > Spring as well as in Krakow. I wonder whether our Maria Szonert
> > knew about it.
> > Here is a description I found online:
> > "Battle For Britain: new short film celebrates the contribution
> > of Polish pilots to the British war effort. About time.
> > From director Alex Helfrecht and writer/producer Jörg Tittel,
> > Battle for Britain is a superb short film about a Polish RAF
> > pilot, a veteran of what Winston Churchill memorably described
> > as the country's `finest hour'.
> > The story of Poland's contribution to the successful defence of
> > England's skies in the Second World War is one that has been all
> > but scrubbed from the history books. Rather than tackle the
> > subject head on, Battle for Britain evokes a sense of sadness,
> > pride and nostalgia for the actions of these forgotten heroes.
> > Shot in butter-hued 35mm, the film takes place in Oxford, where
> > Mr. Rogulski (Julian Glover) celebrates his 101st birthday by
> > striking up an unlikely friendship with a teenage boy."
> > More at:
> > http://www.littlewhitelies.co.uk/blog/battle-for-britain-13008
> > The official site for the film is at:
> > http://battleforbritain.net/
> > Andy Golebiowski
> > Buffalo, N.Y.
> > U.S.A.