Originally Posted by Spider-Fan
Well, he had over 200 performances selling war bonds, all those assaults took time to plan and gather intell, etc. I think it was effective in showing how much time passes.
No, that part I got. It was when he finally went into the battlefield. He rescued the men then we get a cut of him marking flags on a map. It seemed like they were trying to indicate he'd been busy doing certain intel, but it just doesn't make it obvious how long.