WOMEN OF COURAGE: rescue from sumatra

WOMEN OF COURAGE: rescue from sumatra

    Price: $265.00

    Code: 2184
    Format: DVD

    Directed By: Noble Streets International
    2005, Length: 5-parts/ 60 minute each
    Purchase: $265 | Classroom Rental: $125


    “One Woman Ordered – The Enemy Obeyed – 2000 WereSaved” – that’s how news reports at the end of The Second World War covered the remarkablestory of Joan Bamford Fletcher. She is the only woman ever known to command 70 Japanese Solders. She used them to blast a path to safety for Dutch imprisoned on Sumatra.Six weeks and 21 convoys later, Joan had moved 2000 men, women and children throughjungles, mountains and Indonesians in rebellion. Rescue from Sumatra is a visually exciting,multi-layered, fast moving, exotic story. As historian Dean Oliver says: “In simplestterms this is a woman who in extraordinary times put her life on the line to save severalthousand people that she didn’t know. That is a human interest story of the first order andby anybody’s definition that is heroism of the highest grade”.



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