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The Giant Killer (2017)

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"The true story of the smallest Green Beret soldier who became a war hero-only to be killed homeless and alone, whose life and death are shrouded in mystery."

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David Yuzuk
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Credited cast:
Harvey Arango Harvey Arango ... Himself
Ernie Bourcier Ernie Bourcier ... Himself
Jeff Burns Jeff Burns ... Himself
Carl Cain Carl Cain ... Himself
Joseph Carmen Joseph Carmen ... Himself
Walter Flaherty Walter Flaherty ... Himself
Fred Gleffe Fred Gleffe ... Himself
Russel Hall Russel Hall ... Himself
George Khabbaz George Khabbaz ... Himself
Kory Kipper Kory Kipper ... Himself
Ron Kuvik Ron Kuvik ... Himself
Richard Laraway Richard Laraway ... Himself
Rick Leoncioni Rick Leoncioni ... Himself
Chris Mancini Chris Mancini ... Himself
Donna Marlin Donna Marlin ... Herself
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Miami police officer David Yuzuk, befriends a tiny homeless man and after 15 years of friendship the man, Richard J. Flaherty finally reveals who he really is. Yuzuk is shocked to learn that his 4 foot 9 inch tall 95 pound friend claims to be the smallest man to ever have served in the U.S. military. While serving in the Army Flaherty states that he rose to the rank of Captain in the Green Beret's and was awarded the Silver Star, 2 Bronze Stars, and 2 Purple Hearts for his bravery in Vietnam and Thailand. Yuzuk is intrigued by his friends, "tall tale" however as an investigator he still wants to check up on the facts." Flaherty agrees to provide some documentation and newspaper articles but warns Yuzuk not to look into an undercover operation Flaherty worked in the 80's with federal agents. Flaherty describes the entire case to Yuzuk and ends his sermon with a dour warning to Yuzuk, "Dave if you look into the case it could be real bad for your career and bad for my health." Yuzuk is ... Written by David Yuzuk

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USA

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English

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10 November 2017 (USA) See more »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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Rugged Entertainment See more »
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Some of life's greatest treasures come in small packages.
2 March 2018 | by morrist-58493See all my reviews

A must see touching and true story of a forgotten decorated hero from Vietnam. How many secrets did he take to the grave? We will never know.


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