How Brad Pitt’s Fury Glosses WWII Facts

3. Improbable Plot Point: Although Germans fought fiercely and fanatically, they couldn’t muster enough troops or equipment to mount an effective counterattack by late April on the Western Front. Most of their fighting was from defensive positions. Therefore, it’s unlikely a U.S. Army brigade could be caught off-guard by a flanking maneuver involving 300 soldiers, which by the way is not a platoon as it’s referred to in the movie. A platoon has 18 men.

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