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Harrowing tale of Green Beret's Vietnam valor drives push ...

Harrowing tale of Green Beret's Vietnam valor drives push for Medal of Honor. By Todd South. Oct 1, 2020. Capt. William Albracht did not want to …

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Smallest Soldier, Green Beret Captain Richard J. Flaherty

4' 9" 97lb Vietnam War Vet Green Beret Captain Richard J. Flaherty was the smallest US soldier to ever serve in the military. He eraned the Silver Star, 2 Bronze Stars, and 2 Purple Hearts -smallestsoldier.com

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War and Anti-War Films - Filmsite.org

Vietnam-War Related Films: The Vietnam-War experience produced only one film during the actual era of conflict and it was one of the worst films ever made about Vietnam: the propagandistic, inaccurate, pro-war The Green Berets (1968), a shamelessly jingoistic, heavy-handed, gung-ho action film starring John Wayne as ultra-patriotic, anti-Communist Colonel Mike Kirby - the leader of elite, hand ...

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Another Vietnam-War-Movie-list! - IMDb

Another Vietnam-War-Movie-list! Menu. Movies. ... Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General. ... A veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his ...

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Green Berets in Vietnam | The Pop History Dig

Louis Calta, "Wounded Veteran Writes Song on Vietnam War; 'Ballad of Green Berets' Best-Selling Record," New York Times, February 1, 1966, p. 27. Jack Smith, "Green Berets Offer Vietnam 'Hero Image'," Los Angeles Times, March 11, 1966, p. A-1.

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35 Movies about the Vietnam War and Era | Your Stories ...

War has always impacted society and culture. The Vietnam War, one of the most divisive moments in US history, was no exception. More than 50 years since the Vietnam Era, its legacy and history continues to be examined. Pop culture has reflected a range of perspectives about the period and movies have played a role in shaping our…

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PBS Hawai'i - Honoring Our Veterans: Green Beret Roy ...

Green Beret Roy Ogasawara served in Vietnam during three of the deadliest years of that war. These remembrances were recorded in August of 2017 as part...

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Awesome Movies About Army Special Forces: Popcorn Edition

The Green Berets was released at the height of the Vietnam War and is nothing if not a flag-waving salute to the elite Army unit. The movie stars an aging Duke stuffed into a set of tiger stripes, swaggering through the jungles of Vietnam.

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Last Out: The Film | LAST OUT

Hi, there. I'm Scott Mann, retired Green Beret and Afghan War veteran. Like so many of the other 800,000 veterans of the Afghan War, and the countless veterans of the wars in Iraq and Vietnam, the events of the fall of Afghanistan, and the epic suffering of the Afghan people to escape the horrific rule of the Taliban, has captured all of our hearts.

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Vietnam War in film - Wikipedia

Some characters are Vietnam War veterans. 2009 US X-Men Origins: Wolverine: Gavin Hood: The main character is a Vietnam War veteran. 2014 South Korea Obsessed: Kim Dae-woo South Korean erotic romance film written and directed by Kim Dae-woo, about a couple having a passionate affair in a military camp under tight surveillance in 1969. 2017 US

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THE VIETNAM WAR: THREE FILMS HOLLYWOOD MADE WITH …

Beginning in 1968 with John Wayne`s ''The Green Berets'' there have been dozens of commercial feature films about how the war was fought in the jungles of Vietnam …

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27 of the most inaccurate war movies of all time | History 101

The Green Berets takes place in Vietnam, and that's about where the accuracy of the film stops. It was more like Wayne's "Cowboys and Indians" films and was completely tone-deaf to the times. ... The film gets high marks from veterans and war movie enthusiasts, but like Glory, the problems come in the final battle scene.

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Vietnam war, The Green Berets - Turner Classic Movies

The Green Berets is not a "war" movie nor a movie about the Vietnam War. It is a propaganda film by John Wayne made in order to create support for the war. I read the book, The Green Berets, by robin Moore, when it came out in 1966. Not sure how much of the movie was supposedly based on the book, if any.

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Vets Angry Over Film About Fraudster Posing as Fallen ...

Vets Angry Over Film About Fraudster Posing as Fallen Soldier. GI Film Festival defends "Unclaimed" as important film about Vietnam War. Controversial film …

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Green Beret Posters | Redbubble

Tags: green beret, delta force, ranger, paratrooper, pararescue, special forces, warrior, veteran, us army, hooah, soldier, soldiers, ww2, vietnam war, afghanistan ...

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Is Rambo, in First Blood, a realistic portrayal of a Green ...

Answer (1 of 2): Kinda. In some ways yes and in other ways no. Appearance; Most green berets are trained not for beefing up, instead they go more for resiliance training. The ability to run all day makes for a lean mean fighting machine and not a walking tank. Training; that appeared well within...

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GREEN BERETS: THE QUIET PROFESSIONALS - Vietnam War …

Really good article. From: Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel To: [email protected] Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:57 PM Subject: [New post] GREEN BERETS: THE QUIET PROFESSIONALS #yiv2783466980 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv2783466980 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv2783466980 a.yiv2783466980primaryactionlink:link, …

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The Green Berets movie | Vietnam Veterans of America

Articles Related to The Green Berets movie. American Titan by Marc Eliot. November 19, 2014. ... Vietnam Veterans Memorial (1) Vietnam War (35) Vietnam War biography (2) Vietnam War fiction (4) Vietnam War History (35) Vietnam War memoir (7) Vietnam War novel (7) Vietnam War …

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Green Beret turned playwright hopes for healing with ...

"Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret" begins streaming on Veterans Day 2021. (Courtesy "Last Out") It's time to heal, said former Green Beret turned …

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Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret now a film you can watch

"Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret" has been shown to audiences across the country to great acclaim, particularly amongst veterans and Gold Star families. Centered around Special Forces Team Sergeant Danny Patton (played by Scott Mann) the …

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Vietnam-kriget - IMDb

A veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his deputies to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers. Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney. Votes: 230,423 | Gross: $47.21M

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Col Martha Maggie Raye - War Veterans

During the Vietnam War, she was made an honorary Green Beret because she visited United States Army Special Forces in Vietnam, and she helped out when things got bad in Special Forces A-Camps. Becauseof those actions, she came to be known affectionately by the Green Berets as "Colonel Maggie."

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Unclaimed - Wikipedia

Unclaimed is a 2013 Canadian documentary film about a man who claims to be former Special Forces Green Beret Master Sgt. John Hartley Robertson, who was declared dead after being shot down over Laos on a classified mission on 20 May 1968. The documentary is written, directed, and produced by Michael Jorgensen.It follows Tom Faunce, a veteran of the Vietnam War, in tracking down the man …

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Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame honors 2 Vietnam veterans ...

Doug Warden, both Vietnam War veterans who served in the Green Berets, into their ranks at the Vietnamese-American Memorial Monument at 24th and Classen in …

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The Father He Knew Only From Photographs

The uniform, of course, is a re-creation—except for one real military item: the Green Beret hat worn by the boy's father in Vietnam. The clip was filmed shortly after U.S. Special Forces Staff Sgt. Richard A. Fitts was reported missing in action on Nov. 30, 1968.

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Hollywood and Vietnam - Film Comment

Hollywood and Vietnam. In writing to President Johnson in December 1965 about his intention to make a film about the Green Berets, John Wayne explained that it was "extremely important that not only the people of the United States but those all over the world should know …

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A Green Beret was the inspiration for Col. Kurtz in ...

A Green Beret was the inspiration for Col. Kurtz in 'Apocalypse Now'. The Army's Special Forces command came down to one man during the Vietnam War. His job performance earned him the nod from screenwriter John Milius, who turned retired Army Colonel Robert Rheault's legacy into something more enduring than he ever imagined.

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green berets | Vietnam Veterans of America

Letters Home by Leon Bly. May 6, 2015. Leon Bly served twenty-one years in the U. S. Army as a Special Forces enlisted man, a Green Beret. Letters Home: Diary of a Green Beret (Aegina Press, 126 pp., $19.70, paper) is a small book….

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Rambo 5-Film Collection - Movies on Google Play

Academy Award-nominee Sylvester Stallone stars as war hero John Rambo. An ex-Green Beret haunted by memories of Vietnam, he was once the perfect killing machine. Now he's searching for peace, but finds instead an over-zealous, small-town sheriff who's spoiling for a fight.

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When the War Ended, My Life as a Veteran Began - War on ...

Brian Mongeau is a former U.S. Army Special Forces ("Green Beret") non-commissioned officer and deployed to Afghanistan in 2017. He will soon be joining First In as a principal. First In is a veteran-led venture capital firm focused on cyber security and dual-use technologies and investing in veteran founders.

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New MOH Graphic Novel from AUSA: Green Beret Roger Donlon ...

New MOH Graphic Novel from AUSA: Green Beret Roger Donlon. The twelfth and latest Association of the United States Army graphic novel in its Medal of Honor series focuses on Roger Donlon, the former Green Beret who was the first American to receive the nation's highest military award for valor in the Vietnam War.

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Jack Proulx, Fake Green Beret Part II - Guardians of the ...

A local Vietnam war veteran (Jack Proulx, the fake Green Beret NEVER left the US according to his EX-wife) is challenging claims that he is a perpetrator of "stolen valour.". Jack Proulx, a former member of the Oliver Legion, is facing serious allegations from Stolen Valour Canada that he's not the veteran …

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Secret Green Beret Commandos in Cambodia: A Memorial History of Macv-Sog's Command and Control Detachment South (Ccs), and Its Air Partners, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1972 4.3 …

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Throwback: Man Claiming To Be Vietnam War Green Beret POW ...

A man who claimed to be a Green Beret lost during the Vietnam War was exposed as a fraud. In the documentary "Unclaimed," a man named Dang Tan Ngoc alleged that he was Army Sgt. 1st Class John Hartley Robertson, who went missing following a helicopter crash over Laos in 1968. 'Unclaimed' premiered on April 30, 2013 at the annual GI Film Festival, but one day after, the Defense …

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Vietnam Headgear - Vietnam War Collections

vietnam war artifacts found, vietnam war uniforms, vietnam war uniforms for sale, ... and the veteran and a silk written on the back of the patch is 1965 delta, along with is neck scarf. ... ORGINAL 1970 GREEN BERET Unissued original 5th special forces green beret

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Special Operations vs. Sci-Fi (Short Film)

Veteran Creators Story Discuss. 1. Angry Drill SGT V S Stolen Valor Unit. 3,146 • 3 months ago. Horrifying Booby Traps - Vietnam War (Marine Reacts) 3,838 • 2 months ago. Green Beret Commentates Footage Of His Close Quarters Battle. 22,360 • 10 months ago. Ohio State Can't do Push-ups.

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VIETNAM WAR FILMS - IMDb

a list of bad ass war, action, drama and documentary movies on nam. vietnam war a bloody conflict in south east asia (1964-75). it was a savage war fought in an uneasy cold war time. 1960s & 70s were turbulent times for america. people didn't trust their leaders - esp president johnson & nixon. it was a conflict nobody in america wants to remember.

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1469 - The Green Beret Murder Affair - Vietnam Veteran News

Episode 1469 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature former Green Beret Steve Sherman and his presentation titled: The Green Beret Murder Affair. He made his presentation at the Texas Tech University Vietnam Center & Archive Conference titled: 1969: Vietnamization and the Year of Transition in the Vietnam War.It was held in Lubbock, Texas 25-27 April 2019.

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Awesome Movies About Army Special Forces: 'War Is Hell ...

The 1978 film starring Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, and Meryl Streep is the most devastating movie on this list. In 1978, The Deer Hunter pushed the broken veteran narrative at a time when Vietnam veterans were being viewed unfairly as ticking time bombs. The Deer Hunter doesn't do vets any favors, but the movie is undeniably powerful.

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Former Green Beret shares America's secret war | News ...

Former Green Beret shares America's secret war. When Pvt. John Meyer arrived in Vietnam in April 1968, he and the other Special Forces Soldiers or Green Berets received a few weeks of in-country training. They learned about how to call in air strikes, local politics and customs and how to work with the Vietnamese and Montagnards.

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