American Marines storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemy plans a counterattack, in this look at warfare. Fighting men on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they experience in combat.
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It waves no flags and beats no drums. It just pulls the pin on a grenade and throws it - Catch!
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Did You Know?
The US Marine Corps could only provide color stock footage from the Pacific Island campaigns for this movie due to a lack of resources available because of the Vietnam War. This footage had deteriorated badly, and a considerable amount of resources from the film's budget had to used for the footage's restoration to make it match this film's footage. See more
Pvt. Egan is always eating cans of beans using white plastic spoons. Up until Vietnam only metal spoons were used. See more
That's what we're here for. To kill. The rest is all crap!
Referenced in Conker: Live and Reloaded
Sung by Jean Wallace
Written by Cornel Wilde
(as Elbey Vid) See more