Ia Drang - We Were Soldiers

This video clip, from National Geographic's series on the Vietnam war, includes an interview with Lt Col Hal Moore plus historical footage regarding an early ground battle of the conflict.  Moore commanded American troops during the battle at Ia Drang.

The story of Moore, and the Ia Drang battle, were featured in Mel Gibson's movie, We Were Soldiers which was based on Moore's book:  We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young.

Media Credits

Clip from Inside the Vietnam War:  Battle of Ia Drang, online courtesy National Geographic channel at YouTube.  Copyright, National Geographic, all rights reserved.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the documentary.

We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young, online courtesy Google Books.


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