Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits and fighting pitched battles at every strong-point. Written by
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How they fought those last 500 miles will remain forever in your memory!
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When Merrill is writing his letter at the railhead, the closeup shows his writing is well up in the top third of the paper, but in the wider shot he is seen writing under the middle of the page. See more
Do you know what I'm going to do after the war? I'm going to get married and have six kids. Then I'm going to line them up and tell them what Burma was like. And if they don't cry, I'll beat the hell out of them.
Opening credits prologue: JANUARY 1942 See more