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This is the story of the crew of a downed bomber, captured after a run over Tokyo, early in the war. Relates the hardships the men endure while in captivity, and their final humiliation: being tried and convicted as war criminals. Written by
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The captain of an Army-Air Force bomber would not use the
phrase "abandon ship". This is a term a Naval Aviator or the
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"Let it be known that he who wears the military order of the purple heart has given of his blood in the defense of his homeland and shall forever be revered by his fellow countrymen." - Geo. Washington, General and Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, Aug. 7 1782
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A grim, down-beat story of downed American pilots in captivity during the early years of WWII. An outstanding cast, high-lighted by the off-beat casting of Don Barry as one of the pilots forced to undergo torture. A truly great movie, this one is a bit depressing at times.
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