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The Last Blitzkrieg (1959)

Approved | | War, Drama | 1959 (UK)
The fanatical son of a Nazi General leads a squad of German commandos, disguised as American Troops, behind the lines in order to sabotage the Allied Forces. Stars Van Johnson, Kerwin Matthews, Dick York and Larry Storch.

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Sgt. Hans Von Kroner / Sgt. Leonard Richardson
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Wilitz
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Sgt. Ludwig
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Ennis
Lise Bourdin ...
Monique
Han Bentz van den Berg ...
Colonel von Ruppel (as Han Bentz V.D. Berg)
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Sergeant Steiner
Robert Boon ...
Kirsch
Ton van Duinhoven ...
Hoffner (as Ton Van Duinhoven)
Gijsbert Tersteeg ...
Colonel Eindorf
Charles Rosenblum ...
Schwarz
Steye van Brandenberg ...
Lt. Wheeler
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Captain Levin (as Montgomery Ford)
Herb Grika ...
Cpl. Wilson
Chris Baay ...
Captain Bruger
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The fanatical son of a Nazi General leads a squad of German commandos, disguised as American Troops, behind the lines in order to sabotage the Allied Forces. Stars Van Johnson, Kerwin Matthews, Dick York and Larry Storch.

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2.5 out of 5 action rating
22 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Skip it – This B-quality WWII movie stars Van Johnson as a German soldier recruited to spy on the Americans because of his fluent English. He begins the movie by infiltrating a POW camp and foiling an escape attempt. He is then dropped behind enemy lines during the Battle of the Bulge to disrupt the Allies and prepare the way for the German advance. The message of this film seemed to be that there were millions of Germans who were good and decent people who didn't want war either. Which is true, but this movie is mediocre at best. The acting is horrible and there is no combat until the last 30 minutes. And the ending is just plain unreasonable.


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