Kriegsgericht (1959)

Genres - Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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In this war drama, three Nazi survivors are rescued after their battleship sank. Initially they are given heroes' accolades for their courage, but then it becomes apparent that these men actually jumped ship three hours before the boat sank. The men are tried and subsequently executed.

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sea, war, arrest, battle [war], battleship, boating, courage, court [law], death-penalty, desertion, execution, investigator, Nazism, rescue, sea-disaster, sentence [penal system], sunken