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Everyman's War (2009)

 -  Biography | Drama | War  -  22 May 2009 (USA)
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The true story of Don Smith's heroic experience at the Battle of the Bulge while with the 94th Infantry.

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Brian Julian ...
Pvt. Heinrich
Lee Selmyhr ...
Stacie Scales ...
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Brandon Smith ...
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Mary Anne Ward ...
Fuller's Mother
Kaylee Holmes ...
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Terry Ward ...
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Judd Eustice ...
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Bruce M. Fischer ...
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Kelly Jo Horton ...
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As the seasoned infantry and tank units of the German 11th Panzer "Ghost" division move silently into position on the snow covered hills around Nennig Germany ,a battle weary GI and his unit stand ready to defend the small town, a key position in the Allied advance to win the war. Outgunned and outnumbered, S/ Sgt Don Smith struggles to find hope and courage against overwhelming odds in one of the decisive confrontations in the "Battle of the Bulge" during WWII. His squad of GI's of the 94th Infantry Division lay dug in on the ridge-line outside of town. No one in high command believed that German forces would attack in the sub zero temperatures and near blizzard conditions. As the pre-dawn attack comes, with communications down Sgt. Smith is left with no choice but to make his way through enemy fire, unarmed and wounded, into town and warn of the coming attack. Based on actual accounts "Everyman's War" explores the heroic events of this decorated veterans courage and the struggle ... Written by Anonymous

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Everyman's War - Hölle in den Ardennen  »

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A good portrayal of the German soldier
13 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While talking with my friends after seeing this movie I think that the best part of this movie is that they portrayed the regular German soldier as not the regular caricature evil German. Having friends from a German heritage they really apreciated that. Many of those guys that were in the regular forces did not want to fight but feared what would happen to them or their families if they did not. We all really liked that aspect of this movie. It was very moving to see the interchange between the US soldier and the German towards the end. I won't say anything more cause I don't want to give anything in the story away. We really liked it. It wasn't some Hollywood retelling reworking of history.


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