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Crossroads 

Winters writes a report on the challenge of an unexpected resistance to a German attack, and is haunted by his conscience after shooting a teenage German SS soldier.

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(based on the book by) (as Stephen E. Ambrose),
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Robert E. (Popeye) Wynn
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Joseph D. Toye
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Alton M. More
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Joel Beckett ...
Charge of Quarters
George Calil ...
James H. (Mo) Alley Jr.
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Soldier - 28th Infantry
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Denver (Bull) Randleman
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Col. Robert F. Sink
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Burton P. (Pat) Christenson
Jeremy Finch ...
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John W. Martin
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Storyline

Captain Winters leads Easy Company in an attack on what they thought was a machine gun nest but turns out to 2 Companies of German SS who also have artillery support. The attack is successful in that they virtually wipe out the enemy but they do suffer many casualties. He soon finds himself promoted as the 2nd Battalion's Executive Officer and while he has concern about leaving Easy Company, he knows they are in good hands with Lt. Moose Heyliger. In the aftermath of the disastrous Operation Market Garden, Easy Company is assigned to assist a large group of British paras who are trapped behind enemy lines. Later, with Christmas approaching, the men suddenly find all passes canceled and they are quickly moved to Bastogne to help defend the city from the German offensive. The company is now led by Lt. Norman Dike, for whom the men have little respect. Written by garykmcd

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Action | Drama | History | War

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30 September 2001 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The encounter with the Germans that Winters leads here marked the last time that this officer fired his weapon in combat in World War II. See more »

Goofs

When Winters shoots the single soldier after the red smoke appears, he then fires 9 more shots from his M1. The M1 clip holds only 8 rounds. See more »

Quotes

Pvt. David Kenyon Webster: Heraus! Hande hoch! Schnell! Schnell!
SS Panzer Grenadier: Bitte, nicht schiessen... Polish!
SSgt. Floyd 'Tab' Talbert: What's he saying?
Pvt. David Kenyon Webster: He's telling me that they're Polish.
SSgt. Floyd 'Tab' Talbert: There ain't no Poles on the goddamned SS!
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Connections

References Brave Little Tailor (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Winters On Subway
(uncredited)
Composed by Michael Kamen
Performed by The London Metropolitan Orchestra
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