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Free History Movie Is 'We Were Soldiers'


September 24, 2018

On Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m., at the WNC Military History Museum bring your friends to see “We Were Soldiers,” a 2002 film that dramatizes the Battle of Ia Drang on Nov. 14, 1965.

The United States is fighting the Vietnam War. U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore (Mel Gibson) is chosen to train and lead a battalion. After arriving in Vietnam, he learns that an American base has been attacked, and is ordered to take his 400 men after the enemy and eliminate the North Vietnamese attackers, despite the fact that intelligence has no idea of the number of enemy troops. After landing...

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