A drama focusing on the suffering, torture, and brutal treatment the American P.O.W.s had to deal with daily while in North Vietnam's Hoa Lo Prison, the most infamous P.O.W. camp in Hanoi. The film focuses on the resistance the prisoners gave to their captors and the strong bonds formed by the Americans during their captivity. Written by
Did You Know?
The plane at the end of the film was a C-141 stretch - an extended C-141 aircraft. They did not start extending the C-141 airframe until well after the Vietnam conflict ended. See more
U.S. Air Force commissioned officers do not, and did not, wear silver chinstraps on their service caps. The POW escort officers are shown with silver chinstraps on their service caps. This is a mistake. See more
References Doctor Zhivago
When the Ta-Lu Sounds
Performed by The Vietnamese National Song and Dance Ensemble
Courtesy of Monitor Records See more