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A British Colonel is angry with his superiors after his entire platoon is slaughtered by the Germans in what he saw as a suicide mission. So for his next mission, he takes along a platoon a convicted criminals - to prepare the Normandy beaches for the D-Day landings. Wartime drama from Italy, starring Jack Palance, Wolfgang Preiss and Curd Jurgens.

  1. Umberto Lenzi


  2. Romano Maschini


  3. Rolf Grieminger


  4. Stefano Rolla


  5. Eduardo Manzanos Brochero


  6. Dario Argento


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Palance

    Jack Palance

    Colonel Charley MacPherson

  2. Wolfgang Preiss

    Wolfgang Preiss

    Colonel Ackerman

  3. Curd Jürgens

    Curd Jürgens

    General von Reilow

  4. Thomas Hunter

    Thomas Hunter

    Captain Kevin Burke

  5. Claudio Undari

    Claudio Undari

    Private Raymond Stone

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Legion of the Damned
Legion of the Damned


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Original Title La legione dei dannati

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 11, 1969


Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

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