Windtalkers Movie Analysis

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Windtalkers was, for the majority of the movie, accurate in depicting the history of the Navajo in the Pacific War. For example, in the movie bombs are going off there is shooting everywhere, bodies are on the ground, some still screaming as their limbs having been blown off and others dead on the ground. Though sometimes exaggerated, Windtalkers depicted the horrific events of war in a way that could easily be compared to the experiences heard from soldiers that have fought in the present day (1). In WW2, what is now called post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was known as shell shock or combat stress. In the movie, Joe Sanders experiences flashbacks about the death of his friends while in battle. PTSD hindered the mental stability of many

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