A Major with an attitude problem and a history of getting things done is told to interview military prisoners with death sentences or long terms for a dangerous mission; To parachute behind enemy lines and cause havoc for the German Generals at a rest house on the eve of D-Day. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
D-Day Began When The Dirty Dozen Were Done!
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Did You Know?
Although Robert Aldrich
had tried to purchase the rights to E.M. Nathanson
's novel "The Dirty Dozen" while it was still in outline form, it was MGM that successfully acquired the property in May 1963. The book became a best-seller upon its publication in 1965. See more
General Dentons single star is pinned on the end of the epaulet, it should be in the middle. See more
Major John Reisman
You've seen a general inspecting troops before haven't you? Just walk slow, act dumb and look stupid!
The opening credits don't occur until 10 minutes into the film. While it is common nowadays for films to have a pre-credits sequence, it was considered innovative in 1967. See more
Referenced in Frasier: Crock Tales
Music by Edwin Eugene Bagley
Arranged by John Cacavas See more