TV Movie | TV-14 | | Action, Drama, War
Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I.
The passage that Whittlesy quotes to comfort the dying soldier with the blood-soaked Bible is Psalm 71:1-5, KJV.
Maj. Whittlesey: We don't salut up here Lieutenant.
Lt. Leak: I'm sorry, sir.
Maj. Whittlesey: My officers of men shave everyday.
Lt. Leak: Oh, I'm sorry, sir.
Maj. Whittlesey: You're sorry about a lot of things.
Lt. Leak: Well, we got up here kinda late yesterday and...
Maj. Whittlesey: Is that and excuse or an explanation? I'm ...
All soldiers in the film who are wearing gas mask bags in the "Ready" position have the bags on backwards. During WWI gas mask bags were worn with the snaps against the chest, not facing outward.