A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of enthusiasm for the "blood and honor" Nazi ideology, stay to defend the useless bridge.
They look for love in a world of violence!
Did You Know?
The end credits assert that the script relates true facts which happened on April 27 1945. See more
For this late in the war the boys are much too well uniformed and equipped. Typical would be a panzerfaust, an armband, and maybe a helmet. See more
Whoever defends one square foot of German soil defends Germany!
An English dubbed version was released in the USA in 1963. See more