Old Indiana Jones lectures a so-called 'Pirate of Wallstreet' sitting next to him on a plane about the horrors of the first world war. The man reminds old Indy of the generals who casually send hundreds of young men off to slaughter in the trenches with each battle. Indy himself had managed to get a position as a courier, while his friend Remy had ended up in hospital, only to be ordered back to the front as soon as his wounds have healed. On a reconnaissance mission, Indy learned the Germans were bringing in two Big Bertha's, enormous howitzers to be used at Verdun.
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WILHELM SCREAM: The combat scene features several variations of the Wilhelm scream. The episode was edited by the man who gave 'Wilhelm' a name: Ben Burtt
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When we see the letter Indy is writing to T.E. Lawrence it reads 'I'm at a place called Verdun'. However, his narration says 'I'm in a place called Verdun'. See more
At ease gentlemen, I've not much time. I'm expected at the ballet. Politicians, you understand.