George Weigand, front row, third from the right. Actors Richard Widmark is in the second row, middle, without a helmet and Karl Malden is in the back row, left side.


Not movie idols

When we were taking basic training, a movie was going to be made there. They picked out 22 guys as extras, and we spent three days with the filmmakers. It was called “Take the High Ground!” with Richard Widmark and Karl Malden. Some of it was filmed in Juarez. I was just 20 years old, and when we got back to the base our sergeant gave us hell!

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