About the film
Release Date: November 19, 1968
|Slogan||:||«Seven men who stood between Rommel's Afrika Korps and ultimate victory»|
|Production Companies||:||Central Cinema Company Film (CCC), Produzione Intercontinentale Cinematografica (PIC), G.G.I. SpA Rome|
|Producers||:||Artur Brauner, Götz Dieter Wulf, Alfonso Sansone, Franco Palaggi, Henryk Chroscicki|
|Writers||:||Dario Argento, Artur Brauner, Menahem Golan, Armando Crispino, Stefano Strucchi, Don Martin, Lucio Battistrada|
Sgt. Sullivan puts together a group of Italian-Americans into disguise as Italian soldiers in order to infiltrate a North African camp held by the Italians. After the soldiers have knifed the Italians in their beds, they find a hooker living at the camp. Sullivan's commandos are to hold this camp and its weaponry until an American battalion arrives, all the while these Italian-Americans pretend to be Italian soldiers, often hosting the enemy. Lt. Valli is a young, "green," by-the-book officer who constantly argues with Sgt. Sullivan, who tells his superior that he has no idea what he is doing. One man on the base, probably a touch from Argento, is an entomologist who is needlessly killed. Things go terribly wrong after that.