Inside The Vietnam War Documentary Series Overview (2008)


National Geographic (NG) provides a fresh, in-depth look at the Vietnam War. Firsthand accounts from Vietnam veterans are woven together with archival footage and photographs, to reveal the details of covert operations, military strategy and the emotional toll.

Part of NG’s Inside documentary series.


First-hand accounts of US Veterans’ experiences during the Vietnam War matched with in-country archival film footage, audio recordings and personal photos. Using innovative tactics like helicopter warfare, US soldiers fought bloody battles at Ia Drang River Valley, Dak To and the Iron Triangle and undertook large-scale operations such as Cedar Falls and Junction City.

Inside The Vietnam War Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s):
  • Director(s):
  • Producer(s):
    • Scott Alexander … producer (1 episode, 2008).
    • Judy Cole … producer (1 episode, 2008).
    • Ellen Harder … associate producer (unknown episodes).
    • Jonathan Towers … series producer (unknown episodes).
    • Sarah Umbach … associate producer (unknown episodes).
  • Writer(s):
    • Scott Alexander … (1 episode, 2008).
    • Judy Cole … (1 episode, 2008).
  • Music:
    • Len Miller … (unknown episodes).
  • Cinematography:
    • Doug Clevenger … (unknown episodes).
    • Bob Long … (unknown episodes).
    • Mark Lopez … (unknown episodes).
    • Jim Pappas … (unknown episodes).
  • Editor(s):
    • Karl Gustave … (unknown episodes).
    • Bill Mallek … (unknown episodes).
    • Alberto Mendez … (unknown episodes).
  • Production:
    • Towers Productions.
  • Distributor(s):
    • National Geographic Channel (2008) (USA) (TV).
  • Release Date: 18 February 2008 (US) and 03 June 2008 (DVD).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 150 minutes (total running rime, DVD).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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