The director, a French veteran of the Indochina war (La 317e Section), returned to follow a platoon of American soldiers for six weeks at the height of fighting in Vietnam in 1966. The documentary discusses the background and fate of the soldiers and emphasizes how much American culture pervades the soldiers' behaviors in the midst of jungle life and fighting.
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.65
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
Written by Lee Hazlewood
Performed by Nancy Sinatra
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