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Saving Private Ryan: The True Story

8pm, Channel 5

For those of you who have wondered how accurate Steven Spielberg's film Saving Private Ryan was, now, apparently, is the moment of revelation. If you want to know whether Tom Hanks put in a credible performance on the invasion beach as all hell let loose, there's a graphic re-creation and first-hand testimony. You can even find out the effects of a mortar shell on a human body. Plus, there's a look at the family who may have inspired the film. Martin Skegg

First Love

8pm, Sky Arts 1

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