Category Archive: Personalities

Vassili Zaitsev, Soviet sniper ace

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Saving Private Ryan – Pfc James Ryan (Matt Damon)

The 1998 award-winning movie “Saving Private Ryan“, tells the story of finding and retrieving one man: Private James Ryan. Director Steven Spielberg’s film follows a group of American soldiers led by Captain Miller (Tom Hanks)… Continue reading

Saving Private Ryan: Pfc Adrian Caparzo (Vin Diesel)

The 1998 war movie Saving Private Ryan by American screenwriter Robert Rodat, is very loosely based on the real-life case of Sgt. Frederick Niland; who was sent back to New York to complete… Continue reading

Otto Skorzeny – Portrait

SS-Sturmbannführer Otto Skorzeny was the most colourful and the most famous Waffen SS commander during WW2. His daring rescue of Mussolini from Gran Sasso made him world famous and his subsequent missions during… Continue reading