When Trumpets Fade (1998)

Director
John Irvin

Main cast
Ron Eldard; Zak Orth; Frank Whaley; Dylan Bruno; Devon Gummersall

Genres
Drama, War

Description
In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. Despite requesting a discharge on the grounds of mental disability, Manning is promoted to sergeant and assigned to lead a new platoon of young inductees.


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