Pandemic can’t stop effort to document extraordinary humanitarian mission

Ladner’s Will Watkins, a retired lieutenant-colonel in the Canadian Armed Forces, believes it’s important that Canada’s humanitarian efforts at the end of the Second World War aren’t forgotten.

Alison MacLean, a South Surrey documentary filmmaker, couldn’t agree more.

That meeting of the minds has led to Op Faust: Hunger Winter of ’45, an hour-long documentary that looks back at Canada’s role in liberating Holland and bringing much-needed food to a starving Dutch population through Operation Faust.

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