April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened Army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.Written by
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When the lieutenant shows the men the map of the area they'll be operating, there are two town names visible on it: one is Hastenbeck, the other to the south west (and their target) is Kirchohsen. That puts their area of operations in Lower Saxony/Niedersachsen, to the south west of Hannover. See more »
Ellison says he's only been in the Army for eight weeks. In 1944, Army basic training was 12 weeks. He could not have gone through basic training, additional specialty training (even as a clerk typist), taken leave (which soldiers were granted after training) and deployed to Europe in just eight weeks. See more »
Bullshit! It's not ours. It's a Kraut high velocity gun. I can hear it whistling!
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The opening title is indirectly shown by the painting on the tank. See more »
I have watched it several times... Entertainment yes, accuracy no.
The goofs and historical inaccuracies are everywhere in this movie. War historian Youtubers pick this movie to pieces. As they should. The inaccuracies and goofs are overwhelming for anyone with an ounce of WW2 military history knowledge.
As a military historian myself, I spotted errors within the first 5 minutes, BUT, I enjoyed this movie. It is WW2 war movie entertainment only. Military historians go to ton on this movie/... the inaccuracies are overwhelming... but it is a damn fine movie. The acting is superb. Fantastic film work, and what id o personally like is the German Tiger tank in the movie, is an actual German Tiger tank being the only fully functional restored Tiger in the world.
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