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 Elizabeth Allen (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Joe Galloway (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Bob Clewell (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Keith Connolly (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Raymond Torres (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Barry Romo (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Gery Benedetti (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Anne Purcell (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Don Devore / ... (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Karl Marlantes (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Arthur Wiknik (6 episodes, 2011)
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 James Anderson (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Charles Brown (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Himself - Narrator (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Himself - Vietnam Veteran (5 episodes, 2011)
Anne Purcell ...
 Herself - Wife of Vietnam Soldier (4 episodes, 2011)
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Vintage footage from the Vietnam war is presented in High Definition video format along with narration from both war veterans and Hollywood voice talent. The documentary follows key events and their impact on both the war effort and the American public. Written by Scott L

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Edward Burns portrays Joe Galloway. In We Were Soldiers (2002) Barry Pepper plays Joe Galloway. Both actors starred in Saving Private Ryan (1998) See more »

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20 November 2011 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

I was surprised to see there was only one review of this , i was expecting a couple of hundred at least. Clearly the other poster was not impressed by this series and i agree with a lot of what he said but i also think that these pages in history shouldn't be forgotten and if that means some cheesy music and a bit of hammy voice acting then so be it, although i think Michael C Hall was the ideal person to narrate this.

Putting the production aside there is a wealth of archive footage that gives you a glimpse of what it was like over there, I've never been in a war but I feel I should at least watch these documentaries and try to understand what they go through. I'm not even American and I feel I owe them that which is why i was surprised to see such a small number of reviews.

I make a point of watching and reading as much as I can on any conflict that people have fought and died in, to recognize and remember what they did is the least we can do. Listn to the real guys talking ,look at their faces in the archive footage and read between the lines...ignore the music, that is how you watch a war documentary.


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