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Classic film the Battle of El Alamein

Go For Broke and The Battle of El Alamein DVD Double Feature MRG-0039)

Go For Broke
(War - 1950 USA – 91 Minutes – B&W)
Directed by Robert Pirosh -
Starring Van Johnson, Lane Nakano, Henry Nakamura

The film’s title is the motto of the 442nd US Army Regiment. Set in WW II the unit was formed of Japanese Americans and sent to Europe to fight the Nazi’s. The exploits of this fine regiment are depicted as they fight their way through Italy, France and into Germany.

Battle of El Alamein
(War - 1969 - French/Italian – 96 Minutes – Cinemascope – COLOR)
Directed by Calvin Jackson Padget -
Starring Michael Rennie , Frederick Stafford

Set in WW II in the desert campaign. The story is told from the view of the Italian Army assigned to German General Rommel’s Africa Corps. Much of the actions centers on an Italian company and its men as they battle to survive the onslaught of General Montgomery’s Eighth Army

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