Lieutenant Dewindt
Rank 1st Lieutenant
Affiliations 99th Troop Carrier Squadron, 327th Glider Infantry, United States Army
Birth Probably 1914
Death Unknown
Weapon M1 Garand

Lieutenant Dewindt was a minor character in the film Saving Private Ryan. He was a Lieutenant from the 99th Troop Carrier Squadron, which was carried by the 327th Glider Infantry, during World War Two.


On D-day, he was the pilot of a Glider carrying Brigadier General Amend and troops of the 327th. He mentioned that the plane was hit by a storm, and 22 troops had died as a result. The co-pilot's head was blown off as well. His arms were nearly broken trying to keep the plane level. All those men died trying to protect Amend, though he died, regardless. He eventually made it to the rally point of the 101st Airbounre.

Sometime after D-day, he encountered a group of soldiers searching for a Private James Francis Ryan. He told the leader, Captain Miller, that he'd never seen the man despite how many soldiers came through the rally point he was stationed at.

He showed the men his crashed plane with the co-pilot still stuck after being stabbed through the face and crushed in the crash. He then told them what had happened on D-Day and how it was F.U.B.A.R" to which they all agreed.

He gave Miller a bag of dog tags and told him to check those for Ryan's name. Miller gave him them back a while later after checking a few of them.

This was the last he was seen in the film.

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