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.
The wives are watching television, which is airing the famous "Why we are in Vietnam" speech, by President Johnson, from July 28, 1965.
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 ...
In reality, both of the UH1D helicopters Major Bruce Crandall flew into LZ X-ray were unarmed. In the field, they are depicted as being equipped with door guns and mini guns.
English, Vietnamese, French
$20,212,543 (USA) (3 March 2002)
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