This week we examine the 1959 Korean War movie ‘Pork Chop Hill‘, it was chosen by our fantastic FoF Patreon supporters in this month’s Patreon Pick, you can join the supporting cast for as little as £2.50 and have your say each month (just one of the perks we have on offer)! Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/fightingonfilm
Pork Chop Hill sees Gregory Peck lead a company of US soldiers in one of the final battles of the Korean War. Directed by Oscar winner Lewis Milestone the film is one of the classic American combat films with strong casting and great action sequences that elevate this film over many of its contemporaries.
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The Armourer’s Bench is a collaborative effort from Vic Tuff and Matthew Moss. We will be bringing you detailed examinations of historic small arms from around the world. We will delve into the history, use and operation of the weapons using videos, blog posts and high resolution images to tell their story.