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My Turn: D-Day's clarion call appeared a few years after the 50th anniversary of the assault on the Normandy coast. The first scenes of "Saving Private Ryan" are so real that combat veterans could not watch the movie without gripping their seats with white knuckles...
A memoir for Veterans Day

...a buoy would sound he would panic, thinking of groaning, wounded men. For three days after I took him to see Saving Private Ryan, he was still shaken by reliving the combat he had seen. Okinawa was the worst. He said from April 1-18 was...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...annoyed. I asked them how many had seen the film "Saving Private Ryan"? Several raised their hands. I then the teacher, offering to bring in the film "Saving Private Ryan" to show the first battle scene and talk about it...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...his World War II epic, ``Saving Private Ryan,'' and a humanitarian award...and the other time was 'Saving Private Ryan.''' Spielberg won an Academy...his World War II epic, ``Saving Private Ryan,'' and a humanitarian award...
This Day in History

...Paltrow; Roberto Benigni won best actor for "Life is Beautiful," while Steven Spielberg won best director for "Saving Private Ryan." In 2003, the House approved a $2.2 trillion budget embracing President Bush's tax-cutting plan. In...
Affleck and Damon, together again are forever linked because of the way they arrived together. They then set out on their own. Damon did "Saving Private Ryan," "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Ocean's Eleven." Affleck did "Reindeer Games," Pearl Harbor" and...
'Thin Red Line' potential lost in artsy mess

...and undynamic. It's pointless to compare or contrast ``The Thin Red Line'' with Steven Spielberg's ``Saving Private Ryan,'' because their intentions are so vastly different. With ``Ryan,'' a kind of generational tribute, Spielberg's...
Bemoaning the human that got away

...reinforced by the Steven Spielberg movies ``Jaws,'' ``Jaws II,'' ``Jaws Goes To Porky's'' and ``Saving Private Ryan from Jaws,'' in which the only characters to die were the ones stupid enough to venture into the Atlantic Ocean...
Juneau vet recalls days in 'Devil's Brigade'

...lot more." The combat was loud, chaotic and relentless, much like the opening D-Day scene from the movie "Saving Private Ryan," Wahto said. Of his emotional state at the time, he said: "You're always tense. But you have to fight...
Accumulated Fragments: USS Juneau CL-52

...story was filmed as the 1944 movie "The Fighting Sullivans" and inspired, at least in part, the 1998 film "Saving Private Ryan".The need for regulations designed to protect members of a family from the draft or from combat duty if they...


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