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The '''Coxswain''' was a minor character briefly seen in the film, ''[[Saving Private Ryan]]''. He was the Captain of the landing craft which carried [[Captain John H. Miller]] and a platoon of his soldiers to [[Omaha Beach]] during {{w|World War Two}}. The man ordered that they ''"Clear the ramp, thirty seconds, God be with you!"''.
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The '''Coxswain''' was a minor character briefly seen in the film, ''[[Saving Private Ryan]]''. He was the Captain of the landing craft which carried [[Captain John H. Miller]] and a platoon of his soldiers to [[Omaha Beach]] during {{w|World War Two}}. The man ordered them that they should ''"Clear the ramp, thirty seconds, God be with you!"''.
   
 
He was later killed by a German MG-42 firing from the coastal bunker, unable to escape the landing craft in time.
 
He was later killed by a German MG-42 firing from the coastal bunker, unable to escape the landing craft in time.

Revision as of 12:56, June 10, 2018

Coxswain
Coxwain
Rank Captain of Landing Craft
Affiliations United States Army 2nd Rangers Battalion, Company C
Birth approx. 1910
Death June 6th, 1944
Weapon Thompson Sub-machine Gun and Colt .45 pistol

The Coxswain was a minor character briefly seen in the film, Saving Private Ryan. He was the Captain of the landing craft which carried Captain John H. Miller and a platoon of his soldiers to Omaha Beach during World War Two. The man ordered them that they should "Clear the ramp, thirty seconds, God be with you!".

He was later killed by a German MG-42 firing from the coastal bunker, unable to escape the landing craft in time.

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