Danger Close (2019)

Introduction In August 1966, in a Vietnamese rubber plantation called Long Tan, 108 young and inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for their lives against 2500 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers. Originally titled ‘Danger Close: The Battle for Long Tan’. Outline Australian and New Zealand soldiers face overwhelming odds as they fight… Read More

Battleground: Vietnam War (1999): S01E22 – Staff Film Report 66-44A

Introduction Historic films and news reels from the Vietnam War. Outline of Episode 22 Highlights Army activity in Vietnam in October of 1966, including 1st Air Cavalry Division (Airmobile), 173rd Airborne Brigade, Task Force Eagle and Secretary of Defence Robert McNamara’s visit. Battleground: Korean War Series Episode 01: The Americal Division. Episode 02: A Day… Read More

Battleground: Vietnam War (1999): S01E21 – The Clear the Way

Introduction Historic films and news reels from the Vietnam War. Outline of Episode 21 Recounts the story of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and their mission in Vietnam. Battleground: Korean War Series Episode 01: The Americal Division. Episode 02: A Day in Vietnam. Episode 03: Staff Film Report 66-7A. Episode 04: When the Enemy… Read More