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
Keith Loh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
We're getting strafed, shelled, bombed and blasted. And it isn't even our damned war!
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The French language subtitling of the French cemetery sign on the DVD's French subtitles says: "Étranger quand tu nous trouveras ici morts va dire aux spartesque nous avons obéi à leurs ordres". However, the French subtitles wording was actually different to the actual French inscription on the French cemetery sign in the movie itself which reads: "Étrangers, dites aux Spartiates que nous demeurons ici par obéissance à leurs lois". This is likely due to a French translation of the English spoken dialogue of the character stating the sign's meaning. See more
During the beginning of the movie, when the XO is showing Major Barker a map of MukWa, a microphone boom briefly appears at the bottom between them. See more
Ol' Barker might just come down here and shoot my balls off.
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