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
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Did You Know?
According to Warners, six cameras were used to shoot the climactic hilltop battle sequence. See more
Early in the movie on several occasions, one of the Jungle noises was the laugh of a Kookaburra - only found in Australia and not in Burma. See more
[upon following the dead body of young paratrooper Hollis
So much for Mrs. Hollis' nine months of pain and twenty years of hope.
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
Referenced in Judas Kiss