3 thoughts on “April 9th”

  1. Band of Danish Brothers Very well made, historical movie. There were no Rambo heroes nor SS villains. There were simply soldiers, on both sides, following the commands of politicians, as it is in every war. Germany, the country, was not evil. Nor was the average German soldier. To believe otherwise would be a degradation of humanity. Thousands of good men needlessly died on both sides. History is too often viewed through the lens of propaganda. While this little movie is not the cinematic grandeur of “Band of…

  2. Probably the most accurate war movie I’ve seen. Probably one of the most realistic and likely accurate war movies I’ve seen. As stated by other reviewers, Hollywood didn’t get a chance to put their propogandic spin in this movie. There wasn’t one swastika featured, there were no references to Jews nor the Holocaust, and no bulky American hero secretly fighting for the Danes behind enemy lines. Just pure historical accuracy of how fighting was at the beginning of the war.The use of historically accurate vehicles, tanks, and…

  3. Impressive movie and historically accurate account of 1 units experience This movie is very different from the typical WWII movie. I watched “April 9th”, then read some of the history of the units and Denmark’s defense of their country. The movie was dead on in any aspect I could find from the weapons, uniforms, rank structure, tactics, and politics. (There was 1 gaff using an MG42 in a 1940 movie but that is insignificant to the quality of the movie. Most viewers arn’t going to catch it anyway) I liked this movie better than some Hollywood WWII productions from…

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