Overlord

Factual error: During the plane ride into France, the Paratroopers are holding/carrying their weapons by their sides. In reality, their weapons (M1 Garands, B.A.R.s, etc.) would be carried in special "bags" strapped to their parachute harness. This not only protected their weapons, but also secured them to their person.

Matdan97

Factual error: There were no black paratroopers on D-Day or in the 101st, nor were white and blacks serving in the same unit.

Factual error: Paratroopers were not issued Browning Automatic Rifle (B.A.Rs).

More mistakes in Overlord

Boyce: Three months ago, I was cutting grass on my front yard. The mailman shows up with a letter from the army. Now I'm here, and no idea where I'm going to end up.

Wafner: They have been given a purpose.

Chase: There's a lot of soldiers out there and there's only four of us.

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