War films are not always showing the war per se - often the main theme is the influence of the conflict on lives of people involved, but also their families and friends. War is seldom a local thing - the trauma, the pain, the death they put their mark on people from around the world.
The film tells the story of Operation Market Garden in 1944, aimed at opening the way to Berlin. The action failed, and the film is very realistic.
Veteran crew of M4 Sherman, nicknamed Fury, has to face the Nazi defence with completely green new member - young clerk with no experience whatsoever. It will be test for all of them.
Crew of American M3 Lee tank is stuck in the oasis in the middle of Sahara, while whole German battalion is on the way desperate for water.