Not Rated | | Drama, War
During WW2, a reconnaissance platoon is sent to map out a Japanese-held island but racial tensions arise between the white soldiers and the only black member of the group.
The African-American character in this film was originally a Jewish character in the original source play by Arthur Laurents. The 'Variety' review for this film noted that the change was due to the anti-semitism theme being close to having been overdone in films.
Divided we fall, united we stand, coward take my coward's hand.
At the time of the war, the army wasn't fully integrated yet, so an African-American soldier could not serve in a Caucasian brigade.
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