A group of men parachute into Japanese-occupied Burma with a dangerous and important mission: to locate and blow up a radar station. They accomplish this well enough, but when they try to rendezvous at an old air-strip to be taken back to their base, they find Japanese waiting for them, and they must make a long, difficult walk back through enemy-occupied jungle. Written by
John Oswalt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
It seems incongruous that after accompanying the platoon the entire way to record the mission, no one in the group seems concerned with preserving or saving the work of Mark Williams, the war correspondent. See more
Nelson helps Williams attach his static line. The direction of the hook changes in Nelson's hand as he does this. See more
Cpl. Gabby Gordon
[about Nelson to the other men
C'm'on! I'll follow him down the barrel of a cannon!
Opening credits: "I claim we got a beating. We got run out of Burma and its humiliating as well. I'll go over the mountains into India and rake up an army. I'll supply them there, train them, and some day I'll lead them back into Burma." Joseph W. Stilwell GENERAL, U.S. ARMY See more
Featured in Hearts and Minds