looking at the Guard, ENTERS the bunker.
are intelligent. At the moment, he is Shaking his head.
If our main line of resistance is
at Novorssysk, What are We doing
We're playing fire department.
of the fire? Does that make sense?
Stransky APPEARS on the threshold.
Come in, Captain. You know my
adjutant, of course.
Of course. How are you, Captain
Awful. Terrible. How are you?
Stransky inspects the label.
My respects, Colonel Brandt.
Producing a 1937 Moselle in the
southernmost corner of Russia.
absurd in this region than We
ourselves. Your health, gentlemen.
deserve to be drunk to.
(holds up his glass)
To the end of the damn war.
Incidentally, Colonel, why does our
presence in the bridgehead strike
you as so absurd?
(ignoring the question)
Why did you ask to be trans
ferred from France?
Exactly what my commanding officer
you, he Said, Since I'm convinced
Cross of Iron (1977)
Synopsis: Cross of Iron is a British-German 1977 war film directed by Sam Peckinpah, featuring James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason and David Warner. The film is set on the Eastern Front in World War II during the Soviets' Caucasus operations against the Wehrmacht's Kuban bridgehead on the Taman Peninsula in late 1943.