Die FÄLSCHER (2006)

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Drama telling the story of the Nazi forgery operation "Operation Bernhard" which was set up in 1942 in Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The plan was to develop forgeries of British currency, with millions of forged pounds being printed off by camp inmates. Work was also done on forging US currency, but everything stopped and was dismantled in February 1945 as the fortunes of war changed.

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