TV Movie | | Biography, Drama
The story of Eddie Slovik, who was executed by the Army in 1945, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War.
Bernard V. Calka, of Macomb County, MI--a Polish-American World War II veteran--petitioned the U.S. Army to return Slovik's remains to the US. In 1987 he convinced President Ronald Reagan (I) to order their return. Calka raised $8,000 to pay for the exhumation of Slovik's remains and for their transfer to Detroit's Woodmere Cemetery, where Slovik was reburied next to his wife.
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