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 <email@example.com>
Train them! Excite them! Arm them!...Then turn them loose on the Nazis!
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Did You Know?
Although US military personnel were executed on British soil during WW2, the hanging sequence in The Dirty Dozen
shows US Military Policemen carrying out the execution. In reality, they were not legally allowed to do this. Instead, the hangings were carried out by British hangmen such as Albert Pierrepoint, with American personnel acting only as official witnesses. See more
Major John Reisman
Boy, do I love that Franko.
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
The Bramble Bush
Music by Frank De Vol
Lyrics by Mack David See more