Air Force Lt. Col. John Burton was assigned to evaluate the usefulness of the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, an Army troop carrier/scout vehicle that, in its final redesign, was effectively a deathtrap for its occupants. Burton keeps trying to execute a proper live-fire armor test on it but is constantly subverted by his temporary commanding officer, Army Maj. Gen. Partridge, in order to get it under construction and in the field. Written by
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They aimed to build the ultimate fighting machine...they missed.
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Various guards and Military Police personnel throughout the film are seen with civilian M1911A1 pistols with gold Colt logos on the grips, a feature not present on military-issue M1911A1 pistols. See more
Lt. Colonel James Burton
You know what's really ironic? General Omar Bradley was a brilliant tactician, and a great leader. No ego, just did the job. And he always looked out for the morale and safety of his men. And then they go and put his name on THIS thing. Talk about a kick in the ass.
"Stars and Stripes Forever"
Written by John Philip Sousa
Performed by The New Sousa Band
Conducted by Keith Brion
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