Generation Kill

Generation Kill (2008)

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Factual error: Throughout the mini-series, the First Recon Marines use AN/PAQ-4 laser sights, when in reality they used the AN/PEQ-2 laser. Another error is that they are using (according to them) AAA batteries for the sights, while both sights actually run on AA batteries.

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Character mistake: When the boy is brought to camp that was shot, the Corpsman repeatedly states "he's been zipped by 5.56, Marines shot this boy." It was then assumed that Trombley shot the boy with his M240 SAW. The M240 SAW is chambered in 7.62 x 51mm. Either the Corpsman is incorrect or Trombley didn't shoot the boy.

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Suggested correction: The weapon Trombley uses is a M249 SAW, which is chambered in 5.56mm.

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