In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river Neretva.
|Curd Jürgens||General Lohring|
|Hardy Krüger||Oberst Krenzer|
|Anthony Dawson||General Morelli|
|Franco Nero||Capitani Michele Rossi|
|Velimir Bata Zivojinovic||Stole|