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Although you see Steve McQueen's character carry the M3, a .45-cal. submachine gun known as a "Grease Gun", which feeds ammunition via a long magazine, you don't see him carrying any ammunition pouches for it; instead, you see he's carrying only the shorter pouches on his ammunition belt for the M-1 Garand rifle. In addition, those rifle ammunition pouches he's carrying are obviously empty, as they are all flat and appear to contain nothing.
Platoon Sgt. Bill Pike:
I was kind of surprised to see you in our outfit.
Pvt. John Reese: You and me both.
Platoon Sgt. Bill Pike: I haven't had time to check your papers. Where'd you transfer from?
Pvt. John Reese: The outfit I came from was a real dilly. There was a general, a major, two captains, two lieutenants, and me. There's...
When Reese, Henshaw and Kolinsky are low crawling through the mine field they are trying to find mines with their hands at night. This would be suicide. The actual military way to find land mines is by using a bayonet and probing with the tip at an angle into the dirt.
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