Tweed tells Joe he is 32 years old. The real George Tweed (born July 2, 1902) was in his early 40s at the time.
After Mr.Shimoda dies (1:23:29)thieves open his buried coffin and steal his body.This wouldn't have been possible since Mr.Shimoda,like most Japanese Buddhists,would have been cremated the day after the wake.After the cremation his bones would have been picked out of his ashes by the mourners(using chopsticks)and transferred to a large funeral urn.
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The "locals" speak Tagalog (a Philippine language), not Chamorro, the language of Guam.
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The film has the invasion of Guam happening the same day as the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In fact, it occurred three days later, on December 10, 1941.
Many Japanese characters portrayed by obvious ethnic Filipinos.