Air Force Lt. Col. John Burton was assigned to evaluate the usefulness of the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, an Army troop carrier/scout vehicle that, in its final redesign, was effectively a deathtrap for its occupants. Burton keeps trying to execute a proper live-fire armor test on it but is constantly subverted by his temporary commanding officer, Army Maj. Gen. Partridge, in order to get it under construction and in the field.
Jeff Cross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
They aimed to build the ultimate fighting machine...they missed.
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Did You Know?
Part of this movie was filmed at Camp Roberts CA. The base served as a large basic training site during WWII. See more
The vehicle did not get the name "Bradley" until after General Omar Bradley died in 1981. Prior to that, it was known as the IFV/CFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle/Combat Fighting Vehicle), See more
Major General Partridge
If the army acted on the advice of every Tom, Dick and Harry who had an opinion on these matters, we'd all end up with a bunch of B-52s powered by outboard motors.
America, the Beautiful
Written by Samuel A. Ward
and Katharine Lee Bates
(as Katherine Bates)
Produced and Arranged by Les Pierce
and Joseph Vitarelli
Performed by Carmen Carter See more