Re: '300 years ago' , in this film's context, was the 1950s!
Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
^ The person, yes. The country, no. Just because Archer's granddaddy was from the US (assuming he actually was, which is not certain by any means), doesn't have anything to do with where the actual fighting was.
I think you've read enough history and current events to know that the fighting doesn't have to take place in the combatants' home countries.