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The Devil's BrigadeDirector: Andrew V. McLaglen
Screen legend William Holden stars in this riveting World War II saga based on the true story of the First Special Service. Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick (Holden) takes on the daunting task of melding a renegade group of American and Canadian recruits into a crack team of commando warriors. Frederick's superiors doubt the rookies until Frederick's volunteers them for a perilous attack on a Nazi stronghold in the mountains.
Wake IslandDirector: John Farrow
The first realistic American film made about World War II, this hard-hitting drama is based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault and battling their way to glory and into the pages of history.
Five Graves to CairoDirector: Billy Wilder
John J. Bramble, the sole survivor of a British tank crew, makes his way to a desolate desert town where he is given refuge by a hotel owner and a French chambermaid who prepare to receive General Erwin Rommel and his German staff. Posing as the hotel’s waiter, Bramble attempts to infiltrate Rommel’s inner circle.
Disputed PassageDirector: Frank Borzage
A medical student struggles to fully surrender to his teacher’s philosophy of keeping the sterility of science separate from the warmth of the human spirit after he falls in love with a Chinese woman of American descent raised in Shanghai.
The 7th Dawn (aka The Seventh Dawn)Director: Lewis Gilbert
Following the Second World War, an American guerrilla fighter, has remained in the Malayan jungle to become a prosperous plantation owner. But his old war buddy has returned to lead a terrorist insurrection against the British with the goal of Malayan “independence” under a Communist regime.
Red Ball ExpressDirector: Oscar "Budd" Boetticher
General Patton’s Third Army is in desperate need of supplies after a successful invasion of Paris. An elite military truck force is established to deliver goods to the soldiers. Members of this platoon must not only withstand minefields and Nazi resistance, they must also learn to overcome their personal and racial prejudices towards one another.