A veteran sergeant of 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, and ending in a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia where they face the true horror of war.

GENRES:  Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Mark Hamill  •  Robert Carradine  •  Bobby Di Cicco

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Lee Marvin The Sergeant
Mark Hamill Pvt. Griff, 1st Squad
Robert Carradine Pvt. Zab, 1st Squad
Bobby Di Cicco Pvt. Vinci, 1st Squad
Kelly Ward Pvt. Johnson, 1st Squad
Stéphane Audran Underground Walloon fighter at asylum (as Stephane Audran)
Siegfried Rauch Schroeder (German sergeant)
Serge Marquand Rensonnet
Charles Macaulay General / Captain
Alain Doutey Broban (Vichy sergeant)
Maurice Marsac Vichy colonel
Colin Gilbert Dog Face POW

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