Not that the Bush League would lie to us (it's just a matter of emphasis, you know), but there are some doctors an nurses in a certain Iraqi hospital whose recollection of the daring rescue is a little different from what we heard at the time.
Branded on to our consciousness by media frenzy, the flawless midnight rescue of 19-year-old Private First Class Jessica Lynch hardly bears repeating even a month after the fact.
Precision teams of U.S. Army Rangers and Navy Seals, acting on intelligence information and supported by four helicopter gunships, ended Lynch's nine-day Iraqi imprisonment in true Rambo style, raising America's spirits when it needed it most.
All Hollywood could ever hope to have in a movie was there in this extraordinary feat of rescue ? except, perhaps, the truth....