The War Movie Buff recently watched and reviewed the movie “Gettysburg” for the U.S. Civil War Reading Challenge. Here’s a sample of the review:
It amazes me that some critics question the accuracy of the movie. Trust me, you are not going to get more accuracy than this movie. The small faults can be excused by the fact that the movie is technically based on a novel, but the novel is a masterpiece of imagining around historical facts. Shaara imagines conversations and thoughts of the historical figures that populate the movie, but all of it rings true. The movie is faithful to the book and few have questioned the accuracy and authenticity of the book.
Read the full review.
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