Saving Private Ryan is a movie about an American family who had lost three of their four sons in the battle during World War II, and the search for the last remaining son. Captain John Miller was sent on the rescue team to save Private James Ryan, the fourth and only remaining brother. However, this mission was not easy; finding him was really hard, but surviving tanks and enemy bullets was harder. “Eventually, they located Ryan, but when they ask him to leave, he refuses. He said that he could not leave his unit, who was assigned to hold a key bridge” (worldwariifilms). Miller decided to help him defend his position. If they succeeded, they could save both Private Ryan and his position, but, unfortunately, they found Miller’s body lying on among the battle field. This was what the movie Saving Private Ryan told us. This movie is a real history of D-Day the day that the U.S. military invaded Normandy. This movie has some truth in that it locates the area of the battle field and the date of D-Day, but it is somewhat incorrect in that there was never a commander Private Ryan or a Captain John Miller. Talking about the accuracy of this movie, when we watch the first scene, “this movie accurately portrays the horrors of war.” (amankarios1). The bullets from the German troops are shot to the U.S. military that is on the LCVPs boat as the heavy rain. In the result of trying to land the army, “the blood soaked sand, bodies slain along the shore, and the bloody ocean tide bring the movie scene to life”(amankarios1) on June 6, 1944. Considering the uniforms of each side, for the U.S. Army the uniforms are fairly accurate—the helmets, combat soldiers’ pants and shirts, also the guns they use, “especially the 101st Airborne uniforms and patch.”(amankarios1). The plan is also accurate, we learn from the movie that all of the soldiers will try to move to higher ground and take over Pointe-du-Hoc. Then they will storm Omaha Beach; as a sign that the war will begin. In addition, one of the most accurate parts of the movie is how it portrays the wounds of each soldier. One lost his arm or both arms. One lost his legs. One could see his entrails—liver, stomach, or intestine. Many were screaming or crying and trying to get their organs back in. Also this movie accurately describes the hardships and obstacles that soldiers have to face. Both mental and physical issue attack their bravery and motivation. During their mission, they lose fellow soldiers every day. “David Kenyon Webster, a soldier in the Parachute Infantry described a situation with him and a fellow soldier with the other soldier being injured and asking Webster to leave him behind” (amankarios1). On the other hand, some scenes of this movie are exaggerated. The first one is when Captain John Miller leads the rescue of Private Ryan. In fact, it would almost be impossible to find someone among a ton of troops and crowds. We can assume that this team was very lucky, otherwise it was very skillful in tracing someone behind enemy line. The second inaccuracy is that the name Captain John Miller is not real. There is no such name appearing in the history of D-Day. That means this rescue team is not real. Also “many of the smaller battles either went unnamed or had fictitious names. The final battle of the movie was at ‘Rommelle’ which actually did not exist in real life. Rommel was actually a German Field Commander during World War II.” (discoveryuk). Unforgettable, a main fictitious character Private Ryan himself is also created by a director. This name, as well as Miller, never existed in history, nor is he ever rescued by this made-up rescue team. However, “there is a man named Frederick ‘Fritz’ Niland from the 101st Airborne Division, who Private Ryan is modeled after.”(discoveryuk). Likewise, Fritz is one of four brothers whose three older brothers were killed during World War II, two at Utah Beach and one at Burma. Nevertheless, there is no report that he was rescued by any…
to help them to make right choice: aborting the unborn child, setting the baby for adoption or consider parenting.
Thesis: Emotional consequences of an abortion in pregnant teenagers.
Intro: Interview with a Director of the Planned Parenthood from Minnesota, Minneapolis about emotions and possible outcomes of abortion in teens.
1. Most teenagers know that abortions are legal (since 1973).
* Majority of state required a parental consent
Which event proved to be a greater threat to the League of Nations - the Japanese invasion of Manchuria or the Italian invasion of Abyssinia?
On the 2nd October, 1935, Abyssinia was attacked by Italy. The war lasted a year in which Italy successfully defeated Abyssinia, leaving Italy to occupy their country for 5 years. To do this they used 400,000 men, modern weaponry, aerial bombardment and the use of poisonous gas. The war was a reflection of an embarrassing defeat that Italy had in 1895–1896…
decisions on production and consumption of goods and services are based on voluntary exchange in markets.
7. Centrally planned economy: Economic system in which the central government makes all decisions on the production and consumption of goods and services.
8. Command economy: Economic system which a central authority is in command of the economy; a centrally planned economy.
9. Mixed economy: Market based economy system with limited government involvement.
10. Market: An arrangement…
steel and energy. The Chinese planning system has encountered the same problems of inflexibility and inadequate responsiveness that have emerged in other centrally planned economies. The basic difficulty has been that it is impossible for planners to foresee all the needs of the economy and to specify adequately the characteristics of planned inputs and products. Beginning in 1979 and 1980, the first reforms were introduced on an experimental basis. Nearly all of these policies increased the autonomy…
full-scale invasion of mainland Europe, attacking on the 'toe' of Italy and arriving Naples on 1st October. Canadian troops fought at Ortona and Monte Cassino and in May 1944 took part in the expensive, but successful, attack on the Hitler line: the first major operation by a Canadian corps in the 1939-1945 War. The battle northwards through Italy continued to the war's end and ultimately cost the lives of nearly 6,000 Canadians.
Normandy - On 6th June 1944 as part of the Allied invasion force, the…
CO. The manager is XO.
74. What type of tag should be used to indicate that temporary special instructions must be complied with to operate equipment?
a. Caution tag.
75. What does the acronym “PMS” stand for when referring to 3M?
a. Planned Maintenance System
76. The Work Center supervisor will cross off completed maintenance on the weekly schedule.
77. What is the primary objective of the 3M system?
a. Designed to provide for managing maintenance and maintenance…
Xerxes’ Preparations for Greece Essay
After the humiliating defeat of the first Persian invasion of Greece (492-490 BC), more specifically at the Battle of Marathon (490 BC) which both were orchestrated by his father Darius I (King of Persia, 521-486 BC), Xerxes believed he had a tremendous obligation towards the capture and submission of the Greek states to fulfil his father’s wishes and finish what he started. From his early acquisition of the Persian throne, Xerxes had confidence that the vanquishing…
April 19, 2015
Before Planned Parenthood came into my class a few weeks ago and informed my
classmates and I about there service I just thought about it as a place people when to either
have abortions or get condoms. I never really knew exactly what it did and how it operated
until now. Planned Parenthood serves people at the age of 12 and older and its pretty much
everyone after that. I became aware of many things about sex that I never knew about and…
Parliament and other government buildings of Upper Canada. In December, they burned the town of Newark to the ground. Sir George Prevost, Commander in Chief of the British forces in Canada, petitioned the British government for help.
When the British invasion force landed at Benedict, Maryland on August 20, they were less than 50 miles from Washington. As the enemy approached the town over the next three days, all the people of the town left, even President James Madison.
Those people who stayed behind…
Zebra Mussels and their Effects on the Ecosystems
The zebra mussel invasion is a fast spreading problem and is affecting the environment. The zebra mussel is a little fresh water seashell looking creature, with zebra-like stripes on its shell. Over the past 20 years, the zebra mussel population has increased by the millions. The invasion started in the great lakes but have now spread as far south as Louisiana and as far west as California. These mussels have a mind-blowing reproductive rate and…