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The opening battle of Saving Private Ryan is very accurate Many historians believe that the opening scene is the closest anyone can get to actual World War 2 combat For those who fought on the beach of Normandy this film comes closer than any other to what those men went through in 1944 Other than the Germans the movie leaves out every country except the Americans Saving Private Ryan shows only the Americans landing on D-Day and secludes every other allied country There are no Canadians British Free French or Polish troops As well in the battle and the entire movie no African-American Japanese Hispanic or Native American troops were shown at all Only Japanese and African-Americans were in segregated units not Hispanic and Native peoples Another example of Saving Private Ryan being very Americanized is at the beginning and end of the film A large American flag is shown swaying in the wind with a dull light from a sunset glowing through the flag It does not some that a soldier would disobey orders from a captain while behind enemy lines This seems very unlikely when Ben Affleck opts to leave his unit Also the unit that we watch through the movie talks jokes and smokes behind enemy lines very noisily If this were in real combat they would all be dead very quickly In the scene when they first set off to find Pr Ryan they are in field with tall grass when a German tank rolls by The unit is talking loudly and this should mean sure death another unit who is unknowingly in the same field blows up the enemy tank When the unit controls a small German town a German sniper kills Vin Diesel This was very common during the war After that the American sniper aims to shoot the German sniper down He shoots the German in the eye directly through the scope This was very
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