About the film
Release Date: February 11, 1960
|Producers||:||Erwin Gitt, Alfred Arbeiter, Willi Mette|
|Writers||:||Harald Philipp, Wolfgang Menge, Heinz G. Konsalik|
The film focuses on life in a World War II German penal battalion camp somewhere in Russia. The convicts include a heroic doctor unjustly convicted of avoiding military service, an officer who retreated against orders, and common criminals. It shows their life in the camp, clearing mines, living in trenches on the front line.