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Film & Television
Axis Track Services in conjunction with The Crompton Collection has supplied vehicles and expertise to 'Saving Private Ryan' (Steven Spielberg), 'Band of Brothers' (Tom Hanks), and most recently the hotly anticipated 'Fury' (David Ayer) featuring Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf. Stay tuned also for the Discover Channel's documentary series 'Combat Dealers' which features the team and their antics across Europe.
Band of Brothers is a is a ten-part, 11-hour television World War II miniseries, originally produced and broadcast in 2001. It is an account of "Easy Company" (part of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment), assigned to the United States Army's 101st Airborne Division during World War II. Over the course of ten episodes, the series details the company's exploits during the war. Starting with jump training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, Band of Brothers follows the unit through the American airborne landings in Normandy, the Siege of Bastogne, Operation Market Garden, and on to the war's end. It includes the US taking of the Eagle's Nest in Germany and refers to the surrender of Japan.
Saving Private Ryan
Military wheeler-dealer Bruce Crompton is a master of finding military memorabilia of all shapes and sizes. In the first episode of this fascinating series, Bruce publicly swims a German Army vehicle called a Schwimmwagen and goes on the hunt for one abandoned in Normandy, as well as a beast of a wartime Harley Davidson. Next up, Bruce wants to bag himself a mega-rich customer in the form of Russian Oligarch Slava; one of the biggest collectors in the business. Plus, Bruce rises to a challenge to do a D-Day parachute jump in Normandy and finds a British Army armoured car called a Dingo and an American Willy's jeep. Find out just how many wartime treasures exist today and how much care it takes to restore and collect them.
Fury is an upcoming American action-drama war film about World War II directed and written by David Ayer which stars Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf. The film is set during the last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic war film set during the invasion of Normandy in World War II. It was directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. The film is notable for its graphic and realistic portrayal of war, and for the intensity of its opening 27 minutes, which depict the Omaha Beach assault of June 6, 1944. The film followsUnited States Army Rangers Captain John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) and a squad (Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper, Vin Diesel, Giovanni Ribisi, Adam Goldberg and Jeremy Davies) as they search for a paratrooper, Private First Class James Francis Ryan (Matt Damon), who is the last-surviving brother of four servicemen.