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From Hell to Victory (1979)

 -  War  -  15 March 1981 (USA)
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On August 24, 1939, at a small French cafe, six friends are about to go their separate ways. They vow to reunite on that day each year at the cafe. The film follows each of their lives: one... See full summary »

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Brett Rosson
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Maurice Bernard
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Jürgen Dietrich (as Horst Bucholz)
Anny Duperey ...
Fabienne
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Dick Sanders (as Jean Pierre Cassel)
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Nicole Levine
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Ray MacDonald
Ray Lovelock ...
Jim Rosson
Georges Claisse ...
Karl Wessel
May Heatherly ...
Mary Jennings (as May Hatherley)
Howard Vernon ...
SS Major Karl
Ritza Brown ...
Jim's girlfriend
Franco Fantasia ...
Captain Vanderkreut (as Frank Farrell)
André Lawrence ...
Jean
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On August 24, 1939, at a small French cafe, six friends are about to go their separate ways. They vow to reunite on that day each year at the cafe. The film follows each of their lives: one begins work with the French resistance, one joins the French commandos, another is forced to join the Nazi army, one becomes a flier, and the two others are just simple officers. On the day Paris is liberated, the three surviving friends meet at the cafe and get drunk. Written by Kilroy-20

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Six Friends are Swept Up in WWII Action

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Do Inferno à Vitória  »

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The German tanks in the climactic battle scene were U.S. M-41 Walker Bulldog light tanks, built in 1951. See more »

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How could they make so many errors?
9 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I agree with all of the other comments about this sorry movie. But I was watching it with an eye to accuracy. There were a couple of very outstanding goofs! There is a scene during the early occupation of France by Germany where a German soldier is telling an American woman that she cannot leave France. Why? Because today is December the 8th, and we are at war with America, he told her.

Wrong! Germany did not declare war on America until December 11. (Historical footnote: Germany never declared war on any country it invaded. The one nation it declared war against, the US, it never invaded!)

Later in the film during the sabotage raid on the munitions factory in Holland, a bomber was supposed to keep the Germans busy by dropping bombs all around the area. Funny thing, though, the plane never had a bomb bay door open, but the bombs kept falling anyway. I'm no expert on types of planes, but was there a two engine bomber with only a two man crew?


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