Battleground

(1949)

Overview

The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van Johnson, wait out the winter in the Ardennes forest to confront the German army in what would be the last major offensive of World War II. The men are demoralized and trapped, with no hope of support from the Allies.

  1. Robert Pirosh

    Screenplay, Story

  2. William A. Wellman

    Director

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 9, 1949
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 58m

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