The Forgotten Battle on Netflix: Release date, cast and trailer

Netflix has released the trailer for ‘The Forgotten Battle’, exploring the Battle of Scheldt, 1944, during World War II.

Release Date

‘The Forgotten Battle’ will premiere on Netflix on October 15.

Cast and Creators

  • Gijs Blom
  • Jamie Flatters
  • Susan Radder
  • Jan Bijvoet
  • Tom Felton 
  • Coen Bril
  • Theo Barklem-Biggs
  • Scott Reid
  • Marthe Schneider
  • Ronald Kalter
  • Justus von Dohnányi 
  • Mark van Eeuwen 
  • Richard Dillane 
  • Gordon Morris

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.

Producers: Alain de Levita, Paula van der Oest and Mark van Eeuwen


The official synopsis of ‘The Forgotten Battle’ on Netflix reads:

“November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the Germans, an English glider pilot and a girl from Zeeland connected to the resistance against her will, are forced to make crucial choices that impact both their own freedom and the freedom of others.”


The Dutch World War II film follows three characters — a Dutch boy fighting for Germany, a girl from Zeeland, and an English glider pilot as they strive to fulfil their missions to ensure their and the freedoms of others as life and death hangs by narrow threads amid the war.

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