Approved | | Action, Drama, War
After the fall of Tobruk in 1942, during the Allied retreat in the Libyan desert, an American tank picks-up a motley group of survivors but they face advancing Germans and a lack of water.
Bruce Bennett (Waco) appeared together with Humphrey Bogart again five years later in "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1948).
But I guess you fellas feel differently about marryin'... the boys up top are tellin' me you Mohammedans have as many as 300 wives!
Sgt. Major Tambul: No... the Prophet tells us that four wives are sufficient for a *true* believer.
Waco Hoyt: Why four?
Sgt. Major Tambul: Hmm...? The Prophet says: ...
One of the dog-tags held by Gunn at the end is from a US soldier, but the name on the tag is 'George Sperry' of Hollywood. There was no character of that name on the film.
Opening credits prologue: In June, 1942, a small detachment of American tanks with American crews, joined the British Eighth Army in North Africa to get experience in desert warfare under actual battle conditions.
History has proved that they learned their lesson well - -
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