Director John Huston documents the Battle of San Pietro Infine in December 1943.Director John Huston documents the Battle of San Pietro Infine in December 1943.Director John Huston documents the Battle of San Pietro Infine in December 1943.
This documentary movie is about the battle of San Pietro, a small village in Italy. Over 1,100 US soldiers were killed while trying to take this location, that blocked the way for the Allied forces from the Germans. —Stephan Eichenberg <email@example.com>
It's all in the perception
While I agree with another reviewer here that " All Quiet On The Western Front" is one of the greatest anti-war films of all time I don't see this documentary as anti-war at all. San Pietro was of strategic value to the Allied Forces and yes we took it at great loss of life and yes nobody wants to die in some war in a foreign country but these brave young men died for a good cause. To try and use this film to argue that wars should never be fought does a great disservice to all the young Americans who died to free Europe from the Nazis.
- Nov 22, 2003
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