ONLY THE BRAVE

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  1. muscogeemike

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    Just watched a movie - ONLY THE BRAVE, 2006.

    It is about the 442d RCT and the 100th Ter. Guard Bn from Hawaii, in WWII.

    Since I had never heard of the movie and it was an Indipendent film I thought it would really be “cheesy”.

    I was wrong, it is a very good film and seems to be mostly historically correct.

    I recommend it to anyone who has not seen it or doesn’t know of the 442d.

    These guys simply would not be stopped!
     
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    Never heard of it, thanks for the heads up!
     
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    I think it is much better than GO FOR BROKE. All the primary actors are Asian and use Hawaiian dialect, sometime I could not understand what they were saying; and they are good actors.

    The only thing I had a problem with was the main character was too old for his role (although he does a good job and is well known in the Asian film community); and they depicted the Commander of the Texas Guard Bn. as being a 1Lt, which I find hard to believe.

    There are many "flashbacks" of scenes prior to the war in Hawaii, the W. Coast and in the internment camps. The film makers went to some lengths to make the scenes a realistic as possible.
     
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    I will check this one out.
     
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    Are these the Nissei units that fought in italy? Ive heard a little about them
     
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    Yes - they are the most decorated unit in US Army history.
     
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    Will have to check it out too...
     
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