R | | Action, Drama, History
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
Hal Moore was a retired Lieutenant General (3-star).
These are the true events of November, 1965, the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam, a place our country does not remember, in a war it does not understand. This story's a testament to the young Americans who died in the valley of death, and a tribute to ...
Not only are the "Kepis Blanc" inappropriate for Foreign Legion officers, but the red berets worn by the other "legionnaires" are also incorrect. When the legion adopted the beret, ordinary legionnaires and corporals were assigned green berets, while red was used for sergeants and commissioned officers.
Trailers include a scene where Julie Moore explains that the last thing most dying soldiers say is "Tell my wife I love her". This is not included in the theatrical release.
English, Vietnamese, French
$20,212,543 (USA) (3 March 2002)
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