We see the sacrifice that the soldiers of World War ll gave up to protect the freedom of the united states for their generation and future generations. AS these films were made in different decades the audiences expectations and tolerances of films differ considerably.
Due to the nature of the weapons, soldiers were severely injured, limbs were blown or shot off, people blinded, diseased, hearing impaired and suffered irreversible emotional scaring. As the American troops were approaching enemy lines, the representation of the soldiers is that they are just ordinary human beings, not gung-ho.
The lives and deaths of American soldiers in the immediate part of the invasion of Normandy are illustrated more realistically than ever before.
Do you agree with his assessment of the film? This film perfectly ties in with our current war theme in Excel, for it shows the injustices of war, the brutality of war and also the good that may come of war. Do you agree with his assessment of the film?
New and increasingly efficient ways of killing had been invented and tanks were used a lot more than in world war I. He attended a Christian Brother's School where he was taught the rudiments of drawing. A group of armed soldiers aboard a transport vessel look almost discarnate as the boat is tossed around the ocean.