5 Days in May

Feature Film

A group of young, hardly trained marines are fighting for 5 days trying to stop the overwhelming German invasion of Rotterdam in the Netherlands in 1940. A handful of them get into a crossfire at the ‘Maasbruggen’, the main bridge that the Germans have to cross to enter the city. They hide in a small area under the bridge where they are left without water, food or supplies for 48 hours. All this time they manage to keep the complete German army from crossing the bridge; they can shoot at the bridge and the German army is afraid of snipers. With just a few of them they manage to stop the full German army from invading Rotterdam. As a result of this act of heroism, the Germans decide to bomb the entire city of Rotterdam.

Genre: True Story / Historical / Action / War

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