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The most startling aspect of this gripping account of the 101st Airborne’s assault on Hill 937 is that this was not even the bloodiest battle fought by the 101st in Vietnam. That one took place at Dat To and produced more than five times the U.S. casualties, occasioning the throw-away parenthesis of one of Hill’s actors, ‘that was a hill ….’. (more…)

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Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg have honored the Greatest Generation as it deserves with this superb based-on-a-true-story film version of Easy Company’s long march through various kinds of warfare from D-Day through the fall of the Third Reich. (more…)

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