R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.
John McTiernan wanted to give the audience the sense of moving "deeper and deeper into the jungle."
The French tried to build a canal here before the Americans. At the height of their effort, 500 workers were dyin' a week from malaria and yellow fever. They couldn't come up with cemetary space fast enough. Not to mention the morale problem all ...
Osborne states that US Army records do not show race, which would make it very easy for Pike and Dunbar to switch dog tags as shown. Not only is this completely false, but by 2003 basic screening requirements for anyone enlisting in the US Army also included fingerprinting, dental x-rays, and providing a blood sample for DNA records. Even if both Pike and Dunbar had enlisted prior to this requirement going into effect, as graduates of the Ranger School and current students in the Jungle Warfare School they would both have had to undergo a background investigation for a security clearance, which would include fingerprinting at a minimum.
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