As US forces move toward Germany, the Nazi high command orders the Remagen bridge destroyed. Realizing that this will cut off thousands of troops from safety in their homeland, German officer Paul Kreuger (Vaughn) delays action on the bridge's demolition. Meanwhile, the American offensive,
spearheaded by a platoon led by Lt. Phil Hartman (Segal), closes in on Kreuger and the bridge. Deftly capturing the confusion and intensity of a single wartime moment, this underrated WWII film contains a number of tense battle scenes (with stuntwork supervised by Hal Needham) and balances
visceral excitement with an understanding of the harsh realities of war. Segal contributes ...