To get information out, Hogan makes use of an American actor that is appearing in a German propaganda film.
Did You Know?
In the "movie" scene at the beginning, the barracks area from Gomer Pyle USMC can be seen. That outdoor location was situated next door to the outdoor Stalag camp. See more
During the birthday party scene, "Commandant' Schultz is giving a model of the battleship Bismark. The Bismark was sunk by the Royal Navy before the US entered the war, so it is unlikely it would have been referred to as 'unsinkable.' Her sister ship, the Tirpitz, was still afloat (assuming that it was before Nov. 1944), so the model could have been a representation of that vessel. See more
Major Byron Buckles
If I'm going to die, at least let it be in a close-up.