R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.
Based on the 1993 novel by Robert O'Connor.
Bravo Two Zero, Bravo Two Zero come in. Bravo Two Zero, Bravo Two Zero come in.
Hicks: Shit, turn that down man, turn down the fucking music.
Radio Operator: Bravo Two Zero please respond, what's going on Hicks?
Hicks: Uh... Bravo Two Zero here.
Radio Operator: Bravo Two Zero commence tactical ...
Sergeant Lee wears a Combat Infantryman Badge with two stars (third award) on his uniform. In order to qualify for this he would have to have fought in WWII and the Korean War as well as the Vietnam War. US Army enlisted personnel usually must retire after 30 years of service. This film is set in 1989 which is 36 years after the Korean war and 44 years after WWII.
The end credits include the citation: 'The red cross emblem is an international symbol of neutral protection during armed conflicts, and its use is restricted by law. The purposes for which the red cross emblem is used by the characters in this film are clearly improper. The filmmakers wish to stress their support for proper use of the emblem, which has saved millions of lives throughout the world'.
$30,977 27 July 2003