The Fifth Day of Peace
The Fifth Day of Peace (1972)

In the uncertain days following the end of World War II, disillusioned German soldiers wander aimlessly over the charred countryside of Italy. Two of these soldiers are rounded up by their superiors and charged with desertion--surrender or… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 31, 1972
DVD Release Date: October 7, 1997
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Louis Proyect

Based on an historical incident in which a Nazi firing squad executes 2 deserters. The twist is that the Nazis had already surrendered! The allies gave them permission to carry out the killing because the Nazis were seen as a possible ally against the new

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Bruce Bruce
Most of the Italian war flicks from the late 1960s and early 1970s were filled with action, adventure and familiar cliches. However, THE FIFTH DAY OF PEACE does… More