A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of ... See full summary »
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A unit of American military advisors in Vietnam prior to the major U.S. involvement find similarities between their helpless struggle against the Viet Cong and the doomed actions of a French unit at the same site a decade before in this bitter look at the beginnings of the Vietnam war. Written by
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The interpretation of the French epitaph above the cemetery has had a variety of English language translations. They include (1) "Stranger, go tell the Spartans that here we are buried, obedient to their orders" ; (2) "Go, stranger, and tell the Spartans that we lie here in obedience to their laws" ; (3) "Stranger when you find us lying here, go tell the Spartans we obeyed their orders" ; (4) "Stranger, tell the Spartans that we remain here in obedience to their orders" and (5) "Stranger, go tell the Spartans how we lie; loyal to their laws, here we die". See more »
Many of the American soldiers, especially Corporal Coucey and the executive officer, have hair styles that are much longer than allowed by Army regulations. See more »
This is one of the best movies abut Viet Nam ever and the best about the early (fist five years) part of the war. If you thing Rambo and Delta force are what Viet Nam was about, don't watch. If you want a feel for what was going on then, watch.
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