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Movie - The Green Berets


The Green Berets.
Starring John Wayne. Set at Fort Bragg, NC and Vietnam. Read about the showing of the movie at the Special Forces Association convention in 2018 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the movie The Green Berets.

Go Tell the Spartans. One of the first movies made about U.S. soldiers in the Vietnam War. This movie, filmed in 1978, starred Burt Lancaster. It was based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel Incident at Muc Wa about U.S. Army military advisors during the early part of the Vietnam War in 1964.

The Quiet American. Movie is about the Central Intelligence Agency in Vietnam in the early 1950s. There were a few versions of this movie - one made in 1958 and the other in 2002. The movie is based on a novel by Graham Greene of the same name. It was about the geo-politics of Indochina. The first movie was more 'pro-American' while the second was more in line with the tone of Greene's book.

Devil's Brigade. This 1968 movie features the Canadian and American soldiers of the First Special Services Force that fought during World War II.

Battleground. Filmed in 1949 the movie depicts American soldiers fighting during World War II. The film follows a company of the 327th Glider Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division as they fight at the seige of Bastogne.

A Bridge Too Far. US, British, and Polish paratroopers jump in behind enemy lines to seize important bridges leading to the German border. The movie is about Operation Market Garden during World War II.

Never So Few. During World War II the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) conducts covert operations with the native Kachin against the Japanese Army in Burma.

Operation Dumbo. This 1995 movie is a comedy-drama about a group of Special Forces soldiers that have to provide an elephant to a remote village in South Vietnam. Based on a true story.

Merrill's Marauders. This movie is based on the exploits of a specialized unit that took part in the Burma campaign during World War II.

 

 

 

 


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