About the film
france europe world war ii nazi u.s. army infantry
When Trumpets Fade
Release Date: June 27, 1998
|Slogan||:||«In the heat of battle not all soldiers can be heroes.»|
|Production Companies||:||HBO, Citadel Entertainment|
|Producers||:||Mindy Marin, Wendy Weidman, John Kemeny|
In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. Despite requesting a discharge on the grounds of mental disability, Manning is promoted to sergeant and assigned to lead a new platoon of young inductees.