Full title: Berlin to Black Hill: a wartime tragedy in the Wicklow Mountains – a documentary film [DVD]
Creator / Author: Mark Goldsborough Wright, producer and director
Item Type: DVD (video disc)
Publisher: Goldsborough Productions in association with DOCUMENTARY 2 U
About: At about 4.30 in the morning of April 18th, 1941, an RAF Hampden bomber which was supposed to be returning from a bombing mission to Germany crashed east of Blessington at Blackhill, Lacken. This documentary film, narrated mainly by Patrick Long, tells the story of the events surrounding the tragic crash. All four crewmen perished and were buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Blessington following a funeral with full military honours provided by the Irish army.
Extra #1: The DVD was launched on 4th November, 2015 with a public screening in Miley’s Pub, Blessington.
Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this DVD.