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Phantom Fighters. USA Special Forces training. 1962. (Lauri Törni a.k.a Larry Alan Thorne)

This “Big Picture” feature was produced @ 1962 and runs for about 28 minutes. It was filmed with members of the 10th Special Forces Group, then stationed in Bad Toelz, Germany. Featured in the film is then 1st Lieutenant Larry Thorne, a native of Finland who had fought against the Soviets during World War II.

Former secret military force shown for first time on "THE BIG PICTURE" -- "Phantom Fighters" (TV-448) is good strong film entertainment, worthy of the attention of every thoughtful viewer. It is a documentary about the Army's Tenth Special Forces Group in Europe, until recently a secret military force, now shown for the first time on THE BIG PICTURE. The story setting is in the vicinity of Bad Tolz which lies in an alpine valley near the German Swiss border. Resourcefully put together from film made in Germany by the Army Signal Cor

Added: May-28-2011 Occurred On: May-28-2011
By: krizz
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Tags: lauri törni, larry alan thorne, usa, special forces, airborne, training, finland, vietnam war, bad dödz, germany,
Location: Germany (load item map)
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