Humor aside, war is not a reality for the young people of today. In fact, it is not a reality for
most of us. Other countries
are the one that experience wars. We may have had a grandfather or uncle that experienced it some time
back. But for now, their testimonies serve as subjects for history
books documentaries, and war films. A recent war movie, "Saving
Private Ryan," brought some of these experiences to life in a
dramatic, colorful and even personal way. Praised for its accuracy,
it brought about a new awareness to what men of war actually
faced. We shall use this film as a medium for reflection on the
matters of war, service and leadership.
"Saving Private Ryan" and the U.S. Military Ethos
Mackubin Thomas Owens
The harsh realities of war portrayed in "Saving Private Ryan"
demonstrate the importance of virtues associated with military
Saving "Private Ryan" from the Conservatives
Many conservatives criticized "Saving Private Ryan."
Were their criticisms justified?
The Character of Protagonist in "Saving Private Ryan"
Jack L. Walker, Jr.
The relationship between character and leadership has been a
major topic of discussion in recent months. This article considers
this character/leadership issue by analyzing the protagonist of
"Saving Private Ryan," Capt. John Miller.
Letter to Mrs. Bixby
President Lincoln's famous letter was twice used in the "Saving
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