Factual error: The tanks, half-tracks and self-propelled guns are modern American vehicles painted in a a bright yellow color rather than a muted desert sand color. The only vehicles which actually did see action in North Africa in WW2 would have been the M-7 Priest Gun Motor Carriage and the M3 half-tracks being used by the Germans in "The Rat Patrol."
Continuity mistake: After Troy and his guys bust through the gate in the captured German staff car, the splinters from the gate are perpendicular to the road. When the pursuing German motorcyclists come through the gate, this splinters are parallel to the road.
Revealing mistake: The scene of the German tank is obviously reversed as American tanks (the ones painted dark yellow to pass for German tanks in the show) have the commander's cupola on the right side of the turret. Also, a swastika on the rear of the tank is reversed.
Factual error: Some of Dietrich's command vehicles have license plates that begin with the letters "WL", denoting German Luftwaffe (Air Force), rather than "WH", which denotes Wehrmacht (Army), of which the Deutsche Afrika Korps were a part. Dietrich is not part of the Luftwaffe's "Ramcke Brigade" which also served in North Arfrica - he is Deutsche Afrika Korps (again, part of the regular German Army).
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