Chapter 3: How realistic was the Vietnam war in the movie? One major event that happened in the movie was the Vietnam war, after graduating, Forrest volunteered for the United States Army, where he befriended former shrimp fisherman Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue, and they agreed to go into the shrimping business together once they end their service. Once they had arrived in Vietnam, they are assigned to First Lieutenant Dan Taylor. One day while on patrol their platoon is ambushed. Forrest carried several wounded soldiers to safety including Lieutenant Dan and his friend Bubba, but Bubba was severely wounded and died shortly thereafter.
Lone Survivor is based on a true story about Operation Red Wings during the war in Afghanistan; the operation was for SEAL Team 10 to take out Ahmad Shah. Three of the four members survive a firefight and Afghan villagers protect him due to the code of honor called “Pashtunwali” until the U.S military can get to him. Lone Survivor is an extraordinary movie because it is intense, captivating and eye opening; it shows how life can really be for U.S military troops. Lone Survivor is very intense because of how emotional it is. The plot line was set up in the first few scenes in a way that showed how close Marcus Luttrell, Danny Dietz, Michael Murphy and Matthew Axelson were.
From his survival, he proves to all the readers that he is not only a warrior hero but also a transcendent hero; he does not only on a journey for the quest for vengeance but also the quest to rid the land of danger as he goes through the five stages of a hero’s journey. Paul may never think that one day he would end up in Annie Wilkes’ house as a pet writer with broken legs and drug addiction but this is also the reason why he is a warrior hero. It all starts from Paul Sheldon, a writer who is famous for his novels “Misery”, almost died in a car accident until he meets Annie Wilkes, a former nurse who is also the devil figure of
The Battle of Holtzwihr thus is a significant battle for many Americans, but especially for those in Audie Murphy’s unit. Audie, a nineteen year old lead ten older men into battle, however the unexpected happened to them; They were surprised by an attack against a large German squad of 250. Young Audie Murphy knew their chances of surviving were very low, however, that did not stop him from trying with all he had to keep his men safe. Murphy instructed his men to retreat into the tree line while he phoned the Allied artillery. Yet, nearby a shell from the opposing side hit a tank destroyer and set it ablaze, Murphy without thinking jumped on the destroyer and began to use its machine gun turret which happened to still be intact.
Billy claims that all these events are true and lives by what the Tralfamadorians teach him about life, but in reality is all made up in his head. It is implied throughout the novel that Billy Pilgrim suffers from post traumatic stress disorder after he returns from the war. His first experience with this unknown planet is on the night of his daughter’s wedding, where he believes “He hadn’t been missed, he said, because the tralfamadorians had taken him through a time warp, so that he could be on Tralfamadore for years, and still be away from Earth for only a microsecond.” (Vonnegut, 26). Sadly, this shows it is all made up in Billy’s head. Later in the novel, the readers are able to connect where Billy had gotten the idea of the world from when Billy read a book while recovering at the veterans’ hospital.
planes, guns, and heavy artillery out of the battle, in order to hopefully save some of Hue. However, when the war started getting very serious, South Vietnam gave us permission to start bombing, so I gave the go ahead. I am really hopeful that we will be able to rebuild the city of Hue up back to it’s prior glory. I am very sad for South Vietnam, being that a lot of their precious treasures were destroyed in all of the fighting. Eventually, after we had been fighting for four weeks, the Communists, North Vietnam had retreated.
The first novel in the series, Point of Impact begins with the master sniper Swagger living the life of a recluse in the Arkansas Mountains. Having seen too much death, he is done with the violent life and just wants to be left alone. He is convinced to join a highly secretive and dangerous mission. His patriotism wins out in the end and he joins the team only to find that he has been double-crossed. Escaping death by a whisker, he is now on the run for his life.
Furthermore, when Heracles is a baby, he”sat up and immediately set out to kill his enemy’s”(Rosenberg and Baker 217). The significance of this is when he was very young he was able to show how strong and courageous he was by killing the serpents. Furthermore, when he was able to do that his parents developed fear about the fact he was able to that when he was 8 months old. In addition, they were concerned about him in the future. (Rosenberg and Baker) However, Theseus goes on his quest as an adult.
Growing up in Texas, Chris didn’t know it but he was about to become one of the most lethal snipers in history. Kyle became interested in joining the US Marine Corps with interest in special operations. The recruiter suggested that he become a SEAL but was first rejected because Chris had pins in his arm from a rodeo accident. Two weeks after the rejection, it was reconsidered and Chris entered the BUD/S training. The BUD/S is a training process that everyone needs to pass in order to become a Navy SEAL.
While returning home for 20 years, his wife and son, long await his arrival. Even though he has been gone for such a long time, Odysseus still shows loyalty to his family. Upon finally returning, Odysseus yet again shows his great skill on being strong, by being able to shoot an arrow through the axes perfectly, to prove to Penelope he truly is Odyssey. He was able to also get revenge by killing all of the suitors that attacked Penelope. However, Penelope does not believe him at first, so she checks if he still remembers the bed that symbolizes their love for eachother.
According to Marcus Luttrell.com’s bio, it says that “Luttrell was the only survivor. Badly wounded, he managed to walk and crawl seven miles to evade capture.”This showed that Luttrell had to be brave in this situation to survive being captured, He used all his strength to survive the attack. Luttrell also had to face many hard decisions. While on his mission, him and his team stumbled on a group of goat herders. They didn 't know what to do so they tied them up figuring out what they would do with them.
Fighting a war is difficult, especially when one leaves a wife and two small children behind to fight for their freedom. Chris Kyle, a husband, and father of two is deployed to Iraq as a SEAL sniper. There he earns the omnipotent name “The Legend” for the most confirmed kills in the history of the SEALS. Chris risks his life to save the lives of others. Connecting with Chris since he hunts animals and shoots guns, evaluating the death of fellow SEAL Marc Lee, and visualizing the city of Ramadi is simple since the author used great detail in the book American Sniper.
This is exactly what the sniper is going through over the course of the narrative. If you know that you will feel like that every day, and still go through with your mission. You are either the very brave or a complete idiot. To be a sniper you must have immeasurable bravery, and overcome your fear. This was very well depicted on paragraph 17 “the cloud of fear scattered from his mind and he laughed.’’ Many do not think of snipers as brave because they “shoot their opponent when their back is turned.” But, if you are able to go through the previous experiences without going completely crazy, you are considered very brave to me.
no2 one really won this war because they both retreated at the same time since so many people had died, and all around it was brutal and horrifying and a war we would surely never forget. The North has been known for having a larger amount of soldiers then the south (Confederates). So far this has been the most bloodiest most terrifying battle of all because yesterday was the most Americans that have died in two battles combined. We will always and forever remember this day as the worst day in the history. Although almost a year part these two battles are both equally bad and very devastating to people all around the world and family and friends.