R | | Action, Drama, Mystery
A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.
The Iraqi battle scenes were filmed at the Indian Cliffs Ranch, located just outside of El Paso, Texas. Many of the props were left there, and became a tourist attraction.
Tony Gartner, Washington Post:
General, Colonel Sterling's order to activate lights, was that a standard response to enemy infiltration of the lines?
General Hershberg: At the critical moment, in spite of terrible losses, Colonel Sterling didn't hesitate to act. Ordering those tanks to turn on ...
Tony Gartner, Washington Post: I...
In the tank combat sequence, Serling asks, "Do you or do you not have a fucking target?" When a recording of this is later played, the expletive is missing.
$12,501,000 (USA) (14 July 1996)
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