PG | | Drama, History, War
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Numerous soldiers have the names of crew members. For instance, in one of the shots of the soldiers occupying the house facing the bridge in Arnhem, Sergeant Clegg was a reference to Production Manager Terence A. Clegg. During the Bailey bridge segment, Private ... ...
Forgive me, but there is a battle. And we are in the process of winning it.
Dr. Jan Spaander: Winning and losing is not our concern - living and dying... is.
During the arrival of Allied troops in Eindhoven, some members of the cheering crowd can be seen waving miniature 50-star American flags even though Alaska and Hawaii did not enter into statehood until 1959.
English, German, Dutch, Polish, Latin
$50,800,000 (USA) (31 December 1977)