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VIDEO: Our interview with Brad Pitt at Fort Benning "Fury" premiere

Pitt was in Georgia for a 2014 tour stop promoting the WWII movie "Fury."

He and costars Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman and Michael Peña, along with director David Ayer, visited Fort Benning in Columbus and spent the afternoon at the home of the United States Army’s Infantry and Armor Schools.

They took scores of photos with the troops and got to check out four authentic tanks, including a WWII-era Sherman tank like the one their characters operate in the film, and a currently used M1A2 battle tank.

In “Fury,” Pitt starred as Sgt. Don “Wardaddy” Collier, who rides herd over a tank crew battling the Nazis and occasionally squabbling with each other. Promotional tours on military bases was a goal from the start, he said.

“We’d sit in the tank and talk about how cool it would be if we could bring it to the actual soldiers,” he said. “It means everything for us to bring this back as a tribute. Hopefully they’ll agree we got a few things right.”


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