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We were soldiers

the screenplay

by Randall Wallace

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Published by Wheelhouse Books in Los Angeles, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesWe were soldiers (Motion picture)
StatementRandall Wallace.
SeriesThe Wheelhouse screenplay series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .W42 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3572251M
ISBN 100971243328
LC Control Number2002101072
OCLC/WorldCa50694897

The information about We Are Soldiers Still shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. reporter who became co-author of Moore's book 25 years later) was watching Moore's soldiers shave as he boiled water for coffee one morning before the battle. Moore passed by. "We all shave in my outfit reporters included," he snapped. Galloway immediately repurposed his coffee water for shaving.

In November , some men of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Harold Moore, were dropped into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2, North Vietnamese soldiers. Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was brutally slaughtered. That photo became the cover of the book We Were Soldiers Once and Young, by Hal Moore and Joe Galloway, two who were there. The book, made into the movie We Were Soldiers, tells the story of the fight. Rescorla was a second lieutenant then, but was already experienced in : Ehoward.

  Joe Galloway on We Were Soldiers Once And Young Open Road Media. Loading Unsubscribe from Open Road Media? Cancel Unsubscribe. Working Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe K. About We Were Soldiers Once and Young. Each year, the Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps selects one book that he believes is both relevant and timeless for reading by all Marines. The Commandant’s choice for was We Were Soldiers Once and Young.


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In Novembersome men of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2, North Vietnamese soldiers.

Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was chopped to pieces. Based on the book “We Were Soldiers Once And Young” by Joe Galloway, the film is as much about battlefield bravery as it is about the closeness of frontline units like the infantry.

We Were Soldiers Once and Young is a nonfiction book co-written by American journalist Joseph L. Galloway and retired lieutenant general Harold G. book centers on Moore's recollection. We Were Soldiers Once and Young April 3, "One of the most iconic war correspondents of the Vietnam era, Galloway recorded the grim details of the November battle at Ia Drang from the ground among the troops who fought – and died – in it.".

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

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