Every year since 1918, the team wakes Tommy from cryogenic sleep, because one day they will need his help. But they don't know which year, or for what. All indications are sealed in a box that will only open at the right moment. Written by
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While Jack rounds off the number to an even 300 and makes the implication that all were shell-shocked and shot for cowardice, during WWI 306 British & Empire servicemen were executed, shot at dawn by firing squad, following courts martial for military offenses under the British Army Act: alleged acts of cowardice, desertion, sleeping at post, casting away arms and disobedience, between 1914 and 1918. See more
When they thaw out Tommy, Owen revives him with a defibrillator. However, the monitor shows Tommy's heart rhythm as Asystole, IE flatline. Defibrillation is only effective for Ventricular Fibrillation or pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia, and does absolutely nothing for Asystole. See more
We could go back to mine, but there's only room for one, and it's bloody freezing.
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