Tag Archive | Combat

FURY: MR. JOLIE TAKES ON THE KRAUTS IN A MOBILE METAL BOX

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In WWII United States Armor forces took a hell of beating. The slaughter of tankers was almost as great as that of airmen or frontal assault/amphibious infantrymen. NAZI armor forces were highly experienced and had better safer tanks with larger higher velocity main tubes than the American Army heavy combat tank, the M4 Sherman. We learn all that in a title card at the start of Brad Pitt’s WW2 action flick Fury.

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XIPHOS vs THE BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATION #2

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Behold a Marine, a mere shadow and reminiscence of humanity,

a man laid out alive and standing,

buried under arms with funereal accompaniments…

Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience

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