Captain Carter (Stephen Boyd) is an officer in World War II who must lead a troop on a suicide mission into Nazi territory. Carter is white, and the unit he is assigned is Company B, an all-Black unit that has seen no action other than digging graves and latrines. Carter has two days to get the unit into shape for Operation London Bridge. Among the cast are early performances by Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams and Rosie Grier.
During World War II, an all-Black team of soldiers is led by a white officer to execute a suicide mission against the Nazis. Will they succeed, and finally gain the respect they deserve'
Race Relations |
World War II