Suicide Battalion

Suicide Battalion Information

Suicide Battalion is a 1958 World War II film starring Mike Connors and John Ashley who made the film while on leave from the US Army. It was remade for television by Larry Buchanan as Hell Raiders, which was the original working title of the film.

American International Pictures originally released it as a double feature with Jet Attack.


This story takes place during World War II in the Philippines. A group of American soldiers are recruited for a dangerous mission to destroy an enemy base and keep strategic documents out of the reach of the invading Japanese army.

Main cast

  • Mike Connors as Major Matt McCormack
  • John Ashley as Pvt. Tommy Novello
  • Jewell Lain as Elizabeth Ann Mason
  • Russ Bender as Sgt. Harry Donovan
  • Bing Russell as Lt. Chet Hall
  • Scott Peters as Pvt. Wally Zagorsky
  • Walter Maslow as Pvt. Marty Green
  • John McNamara as Colonel Craig
  • Clifford Kawada asColonel Hiosho
  • Bob Tetrick as Pvt Bill
  • Marjorie Stapp as Beverly
  • Jan Englund as Annette
  • Isabel Cooley as Julie
  • Hilo Hattie as Mama Lily
  • Sammee Tong as Papa Lily
  • Art Gilmore as Captain Hendry
  • Jackie Joseph as Cho-Cho


John Ashley was doing a six-month stint in the army at the time. The producers got him an early release to make the movie, which started filming on 12 November 1957.

See also

  • List of American films of 1958

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