| Drama, War
When U.S. B-24 bomber pilot Clair Cline is shot down and captured in northern Germany, one war ends and another begins -- to keep hope alive. Now behind German barbed wire and oppression, ... See full summary »
After a wounded crewman dies in the woods near the landing site, the pilot yanks off one of the dead man's dog tags, causing the chain to break very easily, and the pilot takes the tag with him. This is a prevalent and erroneous Hollywood invention. Both dog tags always remain with a body until removed by Graves Registration personnel just before the body is buried. Otherwise, there is a risk of a body not being identified correctly.