Is The Bombardment A True Story

War is a terrible ordeal. It’s horrible and full of blood. Numerous lives are lost, along with entire nations and cultural traditions. It affects our history, our lives right now, and our future.

That’s why producers and audiences alike still seem so fascinated by it. Narratives of conflict reveal the essential nature of humankind at its darkest.

Even while these are often military plays depicting the heroic actions of the armed forces leading to great victories, this does not make them inherently patriotic entertainment.

There is room for strong pacifist, revolutionary, and anti-authoritarian messages in combat films.

There are movies of every imaginable type on Netflix, including horror, comedy, action, war, and so on. However, the 2021 film “The Bombardment” has gotten audiences excited.

Is The Bombardment A True Story

This is the whole synopsis of both the movie and the book.

Reasoning behind the Bombardment

A horrific part of Denmark’s wartime history is revisited in The Bombardment (Netflix), written and directed by Ole Bornedal (Nightwatch), in which a 1945 Royal Air Force bombing campaign claimed the lives of numerous people, the vast majority of whom were children.

The unfolding disaster is slow as Bornedal introduces the many characters whose lives will be interwoven once the bombs fall.

What percentage of The Bombardment is based on actual events?

As we’ve already established, the story is inspired by real occurrences. If it weren’t real, this war film would be enjoyable to see. Still, you should know that it is, and that it’s based on real events from World War I.

In the tragic event of The Bombardment, lives of schoolchildren were endangered, individuals were killed, and nations went to war with one another.

On March 21, 1945, the British Royal Air Force launched Operation Carthage, a successful attack on the Gestapo’s Copenhagen headquarters.

Sadly, the Jeanne d’Arc School was hit by stray bullets during the air strike, and many lives were lost.

The school was bombed by two bombers from the second wave, who mistaken the crash for their target.

One hundred and twenty-five people, including eighty-six children and eighteen adults, were killed in this raid on the French school, even though it was not meant to target youngsters.

From what we’ve gathered, the war was heating up, and Nazi Germany posed a danger to both the continent’s continued existence and its unique cultural traditions.

Causes of World War II

Germany’s invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939, marked the official beginning of World War II in Europe. The United Kingdom and France officially went to war with Germany on September 3.

Russia and Germany went to war on June 22, 1941, when the Germans launched Operation Barbarossa, an invasion of the Soviet Union.

Bombs fell on London for 57 straight nights to start the Blitz, and then other important cities and ports were hit hard as well.

While the loss of 86 children during the raid may have shocked you, the overall toll of child fatalities in England during World War ll is much higher.

The number of fatalities was 7,736 while the number of serious injuries was 7,622.

Numerous kids have lost parents or siblings, leaving them all alone.

The loss of 86 children in the attack and 7,736 children in England during World War ll, many of whom would have become the country’s future if they had survived, is deeply upsetting. My prayer is that they find peace in death.

Here are some similar films you might enjoy if you did.

  1. The Unremembered Conflict
  2. Kalashnikov
  3. Conflict’s Aftermath: Ghosts
  4. Location: The Outpost
  5. Past the Fence
  6. Fury
  7. There are 12 solid arguments
  8. To Hacksaw R
  9. The Break of Daybreak (another movie based on World War Il events)
  10. 1917


125 persons were killed in this attack. Eighteen adults, including many nuns, were killed, while 86 children were killed. Borndahl manages to depict the true chill of the story.