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Saving Private Ryan has top battle scene

The bloody scene in the World War II epic depicts the D-Day landings when the Allied troops invaded Normandy, and is the top choice for voters in the poll by TV provider Freesat – picking up 46 per cent of the votes.

In second place is the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base in Ben Affleck’s Pearl Harbour, which garnered 13 per cent, while A Bridge Too Far, about the battle of Arnhem during World War II, was third with nine per cent.

In fourth with six per cent was the memorable scene in war classic Apocalypse Now, set to classic music Ride of the Valkyries, while Gallipoli was in fifth.

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