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Ed Owens writes:
 
 
> It may have just been awhile since I saw it, but I seem to remember several
> members "cracking up" so to speak.  Further, the cut to the mother's receiving
> of the letters (another weakness, in my opinion, that I have yet to see
> mentioned) covers a passage of some time.
 
Such a moment occurs just after the taking of the German bunker.
Recall that the US soldiers have shot down German soldiers attempting
to surrender.  As the soldiers go through the bodies of the dead
Germans, one is given a Hitler Youth knife and breaks down in tears.
 
Don Larsson
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