American Marines storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemy plans a counterattack, in this look at warfare. Fighting men on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they experience in combat. Written by
Martin H. Booda <email@example.com>
"I'm Gonna Bayonet 'Em, Break Their Arms, So They Don't Give Me No More Trouble! That's What We're Here For...To Kill...The Rest Is All Bull!"
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Did You Know?
The U.S. Marine Corps could only provide color stock footage from the Pacific Island campaigns for this movie due to a lack of resources available due to the Vietnam War. This stock footage had deteriorated and as such a considerable amount of resources from this movie's budget had to be directed towards its film restoration i.e. towards making the stock footage adequately match the film. See more
The American tanks are portrayed by M41 Walker Bulldogs, which were not developed until after the war. See more
Referenced in Conker: Live and Reloaded
Sung by Jean Wallace
Written by Cornel Wilde
(as Elbey Vid) See more