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Operation Overlord: Planning for Private Ryan
There are some serious misconceptions about warfare during the twentieth century, and the blame should be placed on the movie industry. Think about war films: armies are lined up in two wide rows facing each other on the field (if one is watching a movie about battles that took place before the twentieth century), or troops are in trenches or other fortifications being attacked by the other side. Explosions, guns firing, soldiers falling down, dead or wounded lying around, acts of personal heroism—this is typically how battles are depicted in the movies and on TV.
Unfortunately, what is not shown in these films are the weeks, months, ...