Best war movie factual errors of 1964

633 Squadron picture

Factual error: A modern (1950s) motorcar is seen parked behind the Mosquito aircraft after they have had their special bombs loaded and the crew are just about to board prior to taking off on the mission.

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david barlow

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Zulu (1964)

Zulu picture

Factual error: A bit of dramatic license was taken by the scriptwriters. Though portrayed in the film as a skiving drunkard, in real life Private Hook was considered a model soldier who was a lifetime teetotaller. Hook was receiving good conduct pay at the time of the battle.

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Father Goose picture

Factual error: The radio Walter uses on the island has no apparent power source; we never see either batteries or a hand-cranked generator.

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mdwalker

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