About

A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and France, ending in a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia where they face the true horror of war.

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Directed by

Samuel Fuller

Written by

Samuel Fuller (Writer)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Only chance could have thrown them together. Now, nothing can pull them apart.

Cast

Keywords

world war ii africa concentration camp sicily d-day sergeant omaha beach

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