On the 6th of June l945, hundreds of American troops stormed Omaha beach in northern France in an effort to Re-Invade France, which was currently occupied by Nazi forces. As the troops ascended the beach they were brutally slaughtered by nazi forces in a concrete machine gun placement. In l998 Stephen Spielberg, director and producer portrayed this gruesome and bloody battle in the award wi nning epic, Saving Private Ryan. It won many prestigious awards including awards from Time Magazine, The Producers Guild Of America and British Motion Pictures for his cinematography, sound, film, and special effects editing.
In the first scene it pans in on the American flag blowing in the wind. It is also accompanied by bugle music. It portrays the flag as very patriotic and proud. You also see a family with the eldest member walking ahead of the group. He eventually walks into a field with perfectly