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The movie, Breakthrough, centers on the plot to kill Adolf Hitler during World War II. In the summer of 1944, top German officers initiated a plan to assasinate their own Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler. They had concluded that Hitler's death would allow them a chance to negotiate a ceasefire with the American's and thus avoid the complete destruction of Germany. In this fictionalized account of this historic event, a German Sergeant Steiner is chosen by a General Hoffman to contact the Americans and inform them of the July 20th plot to kill Hitler. Steiner an dhis squad of foot soldiers set off on their dangerous mission of peace across enemy lines and succeed in contacting an American named Colonel Rogers. Then with time about to run out Sergeant Steiner and Colonel Rogers try to convince an American General that this plan, if it succeeds, will bring about the end of World War II in Europe. This movie represents an interesting twist on the historical facts that lead up to the actual assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler on July 20th, 1944. This is a hard-to-find movie that is sure to be of interest to anyone interested in this genre of film. Note: this video includes a plastic hard shell case. Starring Richard Burton, Robert Mitchum and Rod Steiger among others. Full screen in color. Released in 1979. Runtime 94 minutes.