A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Together with several other young German soldiers, he experiences the horrors of war, such evil of which he had not conceived of when signing up to fight. They eventually become sad, tormented, and confused of their purpose.
- Genre: Drama, War
- Studio: Universal Pictures
- Keyword: germany, disillusion, based on novel or book, patriotism, world war i, friendship, army, boot camp, battlefield, steel helmet, atrocity, soldier, combat, warfare, death, pre-code, anti war, mud, trenches, young soldier, battlefield trauma
- Cast: Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, John Wray, Arnold Lucy, Ben Alexander, Scott Kolk