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Leon Degrelle was a legendary combat hero of the Second World War, a char­ismatic political leader, and a prolific author.

This “Mark Felton Production” focuses on his daring escape from death at the hands of the victors at the end of the war in a plane that flew from Norway to northern Spain. Although this presentation is quite hostile to Degrelle, it includes striking footage.

In the the wake of the German-led attack against the Soviet Union, the 35-year-old Degrelle joined a volunteer battalion of fellow French-speaking Belgians that took its place in the pan-European campaign against the Bolshevik regime. He rose through the ranks to become commander of what came to be known as the 28th SS Division “Wall­onie.” He was wounded seven times and earned 22 military decorations.