A racist officer is put in charge of a squad of black troops charged with taking an important bridge from the Germans.
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On the General's sleeve in the beginning, you can see the patch of the 1st Infantry Division, a.k.a. "The Big Red One". See more
[reading from Pvt. Brightman's notebook
Lt. Edward Wallace
"July 25. We have been assured by Major Wallace that there will be a rest for us when we reach Berlin. The fighting has been hard, the strain almost unbearable. I will receive the Medal of Honor from General Eisenhower but the heroism of 'B' Company will be preserved by the men who have seen us fight and die."