Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers (2001)

5 mistakes in Crossroads

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Crossroads - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When Easy is paddling across the river to aid the British soldiers, there is a shot where the person closest to the camera (Bull Randleman) appears to be rowing, but there is nothing in his hands.

Crossroads - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the men are in the barn. Notice Luz eating. In one shot he is chewing and moving his mouth with sound, then in the next shot, his mouth isn't moving at all yet the chewing sound is still audible. (00:00:55)

Crossroads - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In part 5 when Easy company surprises the two sleeping German companies, with Winters leading the charge. Winters crosses the berm and a sleeping German stands up, and gets shot. Winters then shoots off 9 more rounds (2 too many), then reloads, drops to one knee and only shoots 6 rounds (2 too few), and in both cases the clip ejects as if it were a normal 8 round firing sequence.

Crossroads - S1-E5

Factual error: In the Battalion HQ, British colonel Dobie is seen wearing an American jacket with the 101st divisional patch on the upper left arm. He is also wearing an American issue belt with canteen and sidearm holster. (00:06:05)

Carsten Mühring

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Suggested correction: His clothes hadn't dried yet after swimming through a river to reach the US line. So the Yanks gave him their clothes to wear instead.

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Trivia: 40 members of the cast had to go through a ten day bootcamp in which they were called by their roles in the series. Their boot camp instructor, Captain Dale Dye, was also in charge of doing the bootcamp for the main cast of Saving Private Ryan. Dye played the role of Colonel Robert Sink in the series, and a Colonel in the war department in the film. Dale Dye has also starred in, and been a military advisor on many other TV series and films for years, he's an extremely well respected man in the film industry.

Kelsey H.

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Crossroads - S1-E5

Question: How exactly do the M1 Garands work? I noticed that after the clip is emptied a metal type plate comes out the top of the rifle, what is that?

Answer: That actually is the clip. It is loaded into the top of the rifle, and is ejected with the last round. See http://www.wwiitech.net/main/usa/weapons/m1/.

J I Cohen

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