Please enjoy your visit as you experience this movie, and discover a little about this almost forgotten,
yet fascinating facet of American History.
The Incident is an Emmy Award winning (Outstanding Drama) made-for-TV movie from 1991. This film
was written by the creative team of James and Michael Norell, who were also nominated for an Emmy
for outstanding writing. It was directed by the legendary Joseph Sargent. The Incident stars Robert
Carradine, Peter Firth, Walter Matthau, Harry Morgan, WIlliam Schallert and Norbert Weisser.
This incredible movie is presented in detail throughout this website in screen images and synopsis,
along with several behind the scenes photos. Additionally, this site also includes several dedicated
pages with interesting facts and anecdotes regarding the actual German POWs who were brought to
America during WWII. Many of the aspects of this film are based on true events in POW camps. You will
find many examples of this in the German POWs in America section of this website.
This website is dedicated to all those individuals who served, and especially
to those who were held captive -- no matter what country or what war.
A story of
German POWs in America
This website won the top award at the
46th Annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival
winning a Platinum Remi Award for Excellence in Web Design.