During the Rif War in Morocco, the French Foreign Legion's outpost of Tarfa is threatened by Khalif Hussein's tribes but Sergeant Mike Kincaid devises a plan of survival until the arrival of French reinforcements.
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>
This is the absolute best movie about the first five years (1959-1964) of the American involvement in Viet Nam ever made. If you want excitement and fiction, watch Rambo or Chuck Norris. If you want to see how it was (or as close as Hollywood gets to it), watch Go Tell the Spartans. People should understand that most war involvement consists largely of waiting and fighting - often a lot more waiting than fighting...
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