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The Dirty Dozen
The Dirty Dozen is a 1967 fictional war movie directed by Robert Aldrich from the novel by E.M. Nathanson . It stars Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Ernest Borgnine, Clint Walker, Robert Ryan, Al Mancini , Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy, Trini Lopez, Ralph Meeker , Robert Webber , Tom Busby , Ben Carruthers , Stuart Cooper and Colin Maitland .
Tagline: Train them! Excite them! Arm them!...Then turn them loose on the Nazis!
The Dirty Dozen may also refer to:
- D12 band
The movie takes place during World War II. Twelve Allied soldiers, all imprisoned and facing sentences of death or long terms of imprisonment, are given the chance to go on a very risky mission. If they survive, their sentences will be set aside.
Also worth noting is war movie fixture Telly Savalas. He plays the highly religious, psychologically unstable Archer Maggot.
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