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The Originals

The true and little known story of the formation of the SAS in North Africa in 1941.

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Genre: Action, War, Biopic

Country of Origin: UK

Language: English

Status: Packaging

Producers: Paul Wilson Bonner, John Adams, Diane Shorthouse

Writer: Paul Wilson Bonner

75 YEARS AFTER THEIR FIRST MISSION, THE TRUE STORY OF HOW THE LEGEND BEGAN

The true and little known story of the formation of the SAS in North Africa in 1941.

David Stirling and Jock Lewes form an unlikely partnership to create and train a new special forces unit known as ‘L’ Detachment, SAS. Despite disaster on their first mission parachuting into high winds, they regroup on the ground and single handedly end the siege on Tobruk by destroying the Luftwaffe’s air superiority. However Jock, whose ideas formed the basis of the unit, sacrifices himself to save his colleagues on the journey home.