Oct 03, 2022 · Platoon (1986), nominated for eight Oscars at the 59th Academy Awards, is considered to be one of the most realistic Vietnam War movies ever released. Writer and director Oliver Stone served a tour in Vietnam in 1967 with 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Infantry Regiment. He was stationed near the Cambodian border, and received ...
Dec 24, 2020 · The second film adaptation of the 1955 novel of the same name takes place in Vietnam in 1952, during the French Indochina War, depicting America's growing involvement that led to the Vietnam War. There, a veteran British journalist becomes embroiled in a love triangle with an American CIA operative and a native Vietnamese woman.
Sep 21, 2017 · Ken Burns's acclaimed and powerful documentary The Vietnam War, co-directed by Lynn Novick, is currently airing in 10 parts on PBS, making it perhaps the most definitive cinematic depiction of the ...
The Vietnam War POW/MIA issue concerns the fate of United States servicemen who were reported as missing in action (MIA) during the Vietnam War and associated theaters of operation in Southeast Asia. The term also refers to issues related to the treatment of affected family members by the governments involved in these conflicts.
Dec 03, 2022 · The Vietnam War lasted about 40 years and involved several countries. Learn about Vietnam War protests, the Tet Offensive, the My Lai Massacre, the Pentagon Papers and more.
Oct 29, 2009 · The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara is a 2003 American documentary film about the life and times of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, illustrating his observations of the nature of modern warfare.