The score of game 2 of the 1942 World Series was actually tied 3-3 going into the bottom of the eighth inning, not 1-1 as mentioned during the radio broadcast. To provide closure, Stan Musial singled in Enos Slaughter from third to provide the winning run.
Japanese Type 97 grenades were primed by pulling the pin first and then hitting the striker hard against something hard (A rock or a helmet) to ignite the primer before throwing. During the battle at the cliffs, a Japanese soldier pulls the pin in a grenade and tosses it immediately without striking the pin.
The actor playing a Japanese prisoner falls backwards into the water after jumping from the landing craft when the Marine raiding party lands on the beach. Just then, a wave picks up the landing craft and another actor helps the Japanese actor up, just as the landing craft drops - a very near miss.
In several scenes, Japanese soldiers are seen firing U.S.made and issued Thompson .45-cal. sub-machine guns, identical to the one carried by Sgt. Hook Malone. In one scene, a Japanese machine gun nest is firing a Thompson mounted on a tripod to make it appear as a light machine gun.