Go for Broke! (1951)

Director
Robert Pirosh

Main cast
Van Johnson; Lane Nakano; George Miki; Akira Fukunaga; Ken K. Okamoto

Genres
Action, Drama, War, History

Description
A tribute to the U.S. 442nd Regimental Combat Team, formed in 1943 by Presidential permission with Japanese-American volunteers. We follow the training of a platoon under the rueful command of Lt. Mike Grayson who shares common prejudices of the time. The 442nd serve in Italy, then France, distinguishing themselves in skirmishes and battles; gradually and naturally, Grayson's prejudices evaporate with dawning realization that his men are better soldiers than he is.


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