R | | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
13 November 2001 | steven blackburn
10 | Amazing insight into World War 2 battles that take your breath away!!
An amazing and compelling insight to warfare. Umbelievable camera shots/angles bring World War 2 to life especially ...
Steven Spielberg claimed that he considered the film a passion project as a gift to his aging father, a World War II veteran. He further claimed that he made the picture against his commercial instincts, believing there would not be a wide audience for a World War ... ...
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They did have black plastic canteen caps in WWII, made from a plastic like material called Bakelite. Also German snipers did use soft rubber scope caps on their rifles, because often time they would have to lay behind the scope for an extended period of time before making a shot. Original pictures show both of these.
There are no opening credits after the title is shown.
English, French, German, Czech
$30,576,104 (USA) (24 July 1998)
$216,119,491 (USA) (21 May 1999)
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