Once an Eagle (1976)

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The story of two Army officers, one a ruthless, career-obsessed schemer, the other his exact opposite, and their personal and professional lives from the end of World War I to the beginning of Vietnam.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Courtenay Massengale (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Darleen Carr ...
 Tommy Caldwell (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Emily Pawlfrey Massengale (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 George Caldwell (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Sam Damon (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
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The story of two Army officers, one a ruthless, career-obsessed schemer, the other his exact opposite, and their personal and professional lives from the end of World War I to the beginning of Vietnam.

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Duty. Honor. Country.

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Drama | War

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2 December 1976 (USA)  »

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Eens een adelaar  »

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In the World War One scenes (set in 1918), the German soldiers are shown wearing the 1914-style uniforms with spiked helmets, which were phased out in 1916. See more »

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one of the best miniseries of all time
26 February 2004 | by (lytle creek california) – See all my reviews

sam elliott in the best role of his entire career. awesome supporting cast including amy irving, glenn ford, ralph bellamy. terrific adaptation of anton myror's classic book required at west point. also required reading at most war colleges. almost every exising vote a perfect ten. why would one person throw the lowest score, a one, just to skew a masterpiece? ranks up there with roots as one of the greatest miniseries of all time.


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