A squad member of the U.S. Paratroop unit in WWII accidently shoots one of his unit. Over the forthcoming months there is some anamosity against him as they battle their way across Italy.
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The movie takes place in three main theatre of war settings: North Africa: Sicily, Italy and Salerno in Campania in south-western Italy. See more
The Lieutenant's helmet (played by Ken Lynch) has a vertical white stripe on the back. In 1943 the US Army did not use the white stripes during the North Africa Campaign. (vertical for officers, horizontal for NCO's). These were not added to the combat helmets until just before D-Day in 1944. See more
Opening credits prologue: INVASION OF AFRICA 1942 See more
Referenced in Nadja in Paris