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In the 1943 invasion of Italy, one American platoon lands, digs in, then makes its way inland to attempt to take a fortified farmhouse, as tension and casualties mount. .
1946 | Winner: Top Ten Films
1952 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source
2016 | Winner: National Film Registry
An interesting take on the classic war flick. The enemy is hardly ever seen, let alone engaged. Instead we get into the minds of the soldiers on their way to the inevitable.
And a meaningless walk it is.
I wanted to like this more, but the singing... Whoa!