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?
Mark Williams (Henry Hull
) utters the oath, "The bastards!" in reference to the Japanese. It is somewhat and muffled, and as he was off-screen, the censors evidently missed it. 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
Col. J. Carter
[Pessimistically looking at aerial reconnaisance photos
Supply bundles lying where they were dropped. Three dead men to play host to every fly in Burma.
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
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