Strapped into his P-51 fighter, Charles Yeager was ready for his mission to attack targets in the Bordeaux area of France. He was twenty-one years old and already had three months’ experience in combat managing to shoot down two German aircraft. On this day his luck was to change. He occupied the “tail end Charlie” position of his four-plane flight.
Gandhi was an Indian activist and lawyer who denounced British rule fighting against what he believed was oppression. He abhorred the concept of violence and once said “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”
In today’s post on the Chronicles of History, I wanted to discuss some really heartfelt movies involving historical people and events in time. I am a huge movie buff and really enjoy historical fiction whether in move form on television or the written word in books. This post will be my top movies picks that fall under the category of historical fiction.