Lieutenant Tom Cantrell is sent to defend Sergeant Braxton Rutledge, a black cavalry soldier, on a charge of rape and murder. The story begins in a courtroom and it is told through flashbacks. This is a story of how a black soldier in the face of danger from the Indians can be so easily mistaken as a criminal. Written by
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It's the rendezvous with DEATH for men to whom DEATH was no stranger!
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"Poor little girl." When the German-speaking doctor sees the corpse of the young woman, he says "arme kleine Maedchen." It should be either "armes kleines Maedchen" or "das arme kleine Maedchen." He is either using feminine endings with a neuter noun, or weak neuter endings without a strong neuter article. No educated German would make this mistake. See more
1st Sgt. Braxton Rutledge
You can't make self-defense out of it. There's still that dead white girl. Nobody'd believe I didn't touch her.
Referenced in John Ford et Monument Valley
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