Stationed on the Russian Front and now equipped with armoured vehicles, Sven Hassel and his comrades from the 27th penal regiment fight on remorselessly...All of them should be dead: life expectancy on the Russian Front is measured in weeks. But Sven, Porta, Tiny and The Legionnaire fight to the end, not for Germany, not for Hitler, but for survival. Wheels of Terror is a sobering depiction of war's brutalities, and the violence and inhumanity that the history books leave out. Sven Hassel's unflinching narrative is based on his own experiences in the German Army. He began writing his first novel, Legion of the Damned in a prisoner of war camp at the end of World War Two.
Road rage films are always entertaining in the horror genre. There have been so many standout films in this genre, Steven Spielberg’s Duel and of course The Car ranks among some of the finest ever filmed. With Wheels of Terror we have a made for TV affair that is overall enjoyable, but could have been better as well. I have seen many reviews of the film, and am surprised that I really liked it, based on what I’ve read, this is an awful film, but I disagree. Obviously it’s far from perfect, but it definitely as bad as what I would expect. I would recommend the film to any horror enthusiast that enjoys road films, and the film succeeds at…
From the blistering cold to the horrors of tank warfare, WHEELS OF TERROR is a sobering depiction of war's brutalities, and the violence and inhumanity that the history books leave out.