|Saving Private Ryan: Opening with the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June nineteen forty-four, members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion under Cpt. Miller fight ashore to secure
a beachhead. Amidst the fighting, two brothers are killed in action. Earlier in New Guinea, a third brother is KIA. Their mother, Mrs. Ryan, is to receive all three of the grave
telegrams on the same day. The United States Army Chief of Staff, George C. Marshall, is given an opportunity to alleviate some of her grief when he learns of a fourth brother,
Private James Ryan, and decides...