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Saving Private Ryan - timeline
Tuesday 6th June: Captain John Miller of the US Army lands and leads a breakthrough of the German defenses at Omaha Beach; days later he will be assigned a mission to find a missing paratrooper, Private James Francis Ryan, whose last remaining brother died that morning. (Omaha Beach, Normandy)
Tuesday 6th June: Private James Francis Ryan of the 101st Airborne jumps into Normandy during the early hours. (Normandy, France)
Tuesday 13th June: Capt. John Miller dies protecting a bridge.