In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders of SS-Lieutenant Colonel Kappler. Written by
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Hitler ordered it. The Vatican wouldn't stop it. The world will never forgive it.
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Jack Hawkins was in the running for the Leo Mckern part. See more
The Police Battalion Bozen is shown in the film as a Waffen-SS formation, complete with full SS uniforms and insignia. In reality, this unit was a German Police unit and its members wore regular police uniforms and were not considered part of the Waffen-SS. See more
Father Pietro Antonelli
I would prefer a world that didn't need protecting.
Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Kappler
And I would prefer a religion that didn't need priests.