About the film
africa sicily, italy concentration camp world war ii omaha beach d-day infantry sergeant hospital anti war u.s. army
The Big Red One
Release Date: January 22, 1980
|Slogan||:||«Only chance could have thrown them together. Now, nothing can pull them apart.»|
|Production Companies||:||United Artists, Lorimar Productions|
|Producers||:||Gene Corman, Peter Cornberg, Roni Ya'ackov, Barbara Miller|
A veteran sergeant of World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson, in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and France, and ending in a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia where they face the true horror of war.