YANNIS OF OPERATIONAL GROUP II

  • Biographical Documentary

  • 2010 / Production, Direction & Editing

  • Documentary proof of concept piece on World War II landmine survivor Captain John (Yannis) Giannaris who led Operational Group II of the Greek Battalion, a covert commando unit of the United States O.S.S. (which preceded our modern day the CIA). John's commando team operated behind enemy lines on its own and with Greek Resistance fighters in driving Hitler's forces out of Greece at the end of World War II.

  • Directed by: Jerry A. Vasilatos

  • Videography: Tim Parenteau

  • Edited by: Jerry Vasilatos

  • Produced by: Nitestar Productions