This famous 1945 documentary is about a WWII battle in San Pietro, Italy that claimed the lives of over 1,100 U.S. soldiers. The footage captured, which was taken at great risk, is jolting, raw, and suspenseful.
(32 minutes, Black and White)

Starring:  Mark W. ClarkJohn Huston
Directed by: John Huston

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