Battleground: Vietnam

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season

The TV series Battleground: Vietnam is a documentary-style war historical recount of the war of Vietnam versus America in the 60s. The show talks to experts and veterans and even those who have lived in this area to help paint a picture of what it was like both for people who fought but also those living in America who were affected. It includes segments of actual footage from the time period and the war in Vietnam. The show helps to give us a perspective to a time era we probably would not have ever known. The show is good for young adults.

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Vietnam: Staff Film Report 66-44A
22. Vietnam: Staff Film Report 66-44A
July 20, 2011
Highlights Army activity in Vietnam in October of 1966, including 1st Air Cavalry Division (Airmobile), 173rd Airborne Brigade, Task Force Eagle and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's visit.
Vietnam: Staff Film Report 66-1
12. Vietnam: Staff Film Report 66-1
June 16, 2011
Features combat and other activity in Vietnam from November and December 1965. Also, "On Target" takes a look at the role of U.S. Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft in Vietnam.
Staff Film Report 66 24B
11. Staff Film Report 66 24B
March 15, 2011
Highlights U.S. Army activities between May and June 1966 in Okinawa, Germany, Japan, Korea, Thailand, the Dominican Republic and Bolivia.
Vietnam Staff Film Report 66 7A
10. Vietnam Staff Film Report 66 7A
July 25, 2011
Highlights combat and other activity in Vietnam from January to February 1966, including the 1st Infantry Division, 25th Infantry Division and the conference at Honolulu.
Vietnam: They Clear the Way
9. Vietnam: They Clear the Way
May 3, 2011
Recounts the story of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and their mission in Vietnam.
Vietnam: The
8. Vietnam: The "I" in Infantry
July 21, 2011
A young Soldier describes his development as an Infantryman during the eight-week advanced individual training course at the Infantry Training Center at Fort Ord, California.
Vietnam: Vietnam Village Reborn
7. Vietnam: Vietnam Village Reborn
July 11, 2011
Shows how Operation Lam Son II, a combined U.S. and Vietnam revolutionary development program, is conducted by the U.S. 1st Division and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam 5th Division to restore a terrorized village.
Vietnam: The Small Boat Navy
6. Vietnam: The Small Boat Navy
May 18, 2011
A report on the operations of the U.S. Navy's small boats in Vietnam. Uniquely designed to meet the challenges of river and coastal warfare, these boats ran patrols under enemy fire and spearheaded invasions in enemy-held river territory.
Vietnam: The U.S. Army Unit Advisor in Vietnam
5. Vietnam: The U.S. Army Unit Advisor in Vietnam
August 30, 2011
Features the scope and complexities of assistance given by Army advisors to Republic of Vietnam officers and troops to combat Viet Cong guerrilla warfare.
Vietnam: Why Vietnam?
4. Vietnam: Why Vietnam?
April 15, 2011
This film outlines the U.S. policy with respect to South Vietnam as stated by President Lyndon B. Johnson in an address to the American people and the world at large.
Vietnam: The Battle of Khe Sanh
3. Vietnam: The Battle of Khe Sanh
May 9, 2011
Recounts the victory of American and Allied forces in this most important single battle of the Vietnam War. Begins by highlighting the military and political history of Khe Sanh.
Vietnam: When the Enemy Is My Prisoner
2. Vietnam: When the Enemy Is My Prisoner
September 15, 2011
Dramatizes a patrol operation, showing the right and wrong ways to handle prisoners of war. Also, gives examples of how to handle illegal or unclear orders and how to report criminal orders and actions.
The American Division
1. The American Division
May 16, 2011
Focuses on the history of the 23rd Infantry Division, including participation in World War II against the Japanese and its reactivation to carry on in Vietnam.
Description

The TV series Battleground: Vietnam is a documentary-style war historical recount of the war of Vietnam versus America in the 60s. The show talks to experts and veterans and even those who have lived in this area to help paint a picture of what it was like both for people who fought but also those living in America who were affected. It includes segments of actual footage from the time period and the war in Vietnam. The show helps to give us a perspective to a time era we probably would not have ever known. The show is good for young adults.

  • Premiere Date
    May 16, 2011