The Devil's Brigade (1968)

1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film dramatises the Brigade's first mission in the Italian Campaign, the task of capturing the German mountain stronghold Monte la Difensa, in December 1943. The film is based on the 1966 book of the same name, co-written by American novelist and historian Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton, a member of the brigade.

Directing:
  • Andrew V. McLaglen

Writing:
  • William Roberts
  • Robert H. Adleman
  • George Walton

Stars:
Release Date: 1968-05-15
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 130
Richard Dawson
Richard Dawso...
Pvt. Hugh MacDonald
William Holden
William Holde...
Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick
Cliff Robertson
Cliff Roberts...
Major Alan Crown
Vince Edwards
Vince Edwards
Major Cliff Bricker
Andrew Prine
Andrew Prine
Pvt. Theodore Ransom
Jeremy Slate
Jeremy Slate
Sgt. Pat O'Neill
Claude Akins
Claude Akins
Pvt. Rocky Rockman
Jack Watson
Jack Watson
Cpl. Peacock
Richard Jaeckel
Richard Jaeck...
Pvt. Omar Greco
Luke Askew
Luke Askew
Pvt. Hubert Hixon
Jean-Paul Vignon
Jean-Paul Vig...
Pvt. Henri Laurent
Harry Carey, Jr.
Harry Carey,...
Capt. Rose
Michael Rennie
Michael Renni...
Lt. Gen. Maxwell Hunter
Carroll O'Connor
Carroll O'Con...
Maj. Gen. Maxwell Hunter
Dana Andrews
Dana Andrews
Brig. Gen. Walter Naylor