Richard Basehart as Cpl. Denno; Gene Evans as Sgt. Rock; Michael O'Shea as Sgt. Lonergan; Richard Hylton as Medic John Wheeler; Craig Hill as Lt. Gibbs; Skip Homeier as Whitey; Howard Banks as Doggie; Paul Burke as Doggie; George Conrad as Zablocki; Glen Corbett as Lieutenant; James Dean as Doggie; John Doucette as Colonel - 18th Infantry; John DREXEL as John; Patrick FITZGIBBON as Paddy; Bill Hickman
The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one, Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsibility.