History Film / HamburgerHill

4th Oct '16 3:12:56 PM theLibrarian
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* StrawCivilian: Inept, naive, or downright hostile.

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* StrawCivilian: Inept, naive, or downright hostile. Multiple characters have their relationships ruined by the anti-war movement at home, and at least one ''goes back'' to Vietnam after coming home to nothing but hostility from young hippies and college kids that have a Jane Fonda-like attitude toward the NVA (even calling them "heroic" and the US soldiers "evil"), to the point where they harass a bartender that had a son in Vietnam after he died.
15th Aug '16 3:22:06 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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** Despite popular belief, statistical breakdown of American casualties in Vietnam shows that black troops were actually ''less'' likely to be killed or wounded than whites or hispanics. Doesn't mean they didn't have legitimate grievances against racism, of course.

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** Despite popular belief, statistical breakdown of American casualties in Vietnam shows that black troops were actually ''less'' likely to be killed or wounded than whites or hispanics.Hispanics. Doesn't mean they didn't have legitimate grievances against racism, of course.
15th Aug '16 3:17:41 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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''Hamburger Hill'' is a 1987 American [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Vietnam War]] film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified position, including trenchworks and bunkers, of the North Vietnamese Army on Ap Bia Mountain near the Laotian border.

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''Hamburger Hill'' is a 1987 American [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Vietnam War]] film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', "Screaming Eagles," on a well-fortified position, including trenchworks and bunkers, of the North Vietnamese Army on Ap Bia Mountain near the Laotian border.
15th Aug '16 3:16:41 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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** '''Sgt. Frantz:''' Some of you think you have problems because you're against the war. You demonstrated in school, you wear peace symbols on your steel, and you have attitudes. I'm orphan, my brother's queer, the city of Chicago got the clap from my sister, Mom drinks, Dad coughs blood, I have ringworm, immersion foot, the incurable crud and the draft ruined my chances of being a brain surgeon. People, you are in Vietnam. You have no problems. Except me. And him.

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** '''Sgt. Frantz:''' Some "Some of you think you have problems because you're against the war. You demonstrated in school, you wear peace symbols on your steel, and you have attitudes. I'm orphan, my brother's queer, the city of Chicago got the clap from my sister, Mom drinks, Dad coughs blood, I have ringworm, immersion foot, the incurable crud and the draft ruined my chances of being a brain surgeon. People, you are in Vietnam. You have no problems. Except me. And him."
15th Aug '16 3:14:47 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* ScareEmStraight: When showing the fresh troops how silent and deadly the NVA are vs the VC, the instructor specifically tells them to forget about "(Victor) Charlie" and worry about "Nathaniel Victor".
%%* SoundtrackDissonance: Averted. The Animals' song "We Gotta Get out of This Place" used to great effect. {{Truth in Television}}.

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* ScareEmStraight: When showing the fresh troops how silent and deadly the NVA are vs vs. the VC, the instructor specifically tells them to forget about "(Victor) Charlie" and worry about "Nathaniel Victor".
Victor."
%%* SoundtrackDissonance: Averted. The Animals' song "We Gotta Get out Out of This Place" used to great effect. {{Truth in Television}}.
15th Aug '16 3:09:03 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* CaliforniaDoubling: the Phillipines standing in for Vietnam.

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* CaliforniaDoubling: the Phillipines The Philippines standing in for Vietnam.



* EveryHelicopterIsAHuey: Justified. It's the Vietnam war, and historically accurate.

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* EveryHelicopterIsAHuey: Justified. It's the Vietnam war, War, and historically accurate.
15th Aug '16 3:08:14 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* BadassCreed: "Don't Mean Nothin"

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* BadassCreed: "Don't Mean Nothin"Nothin'"
13th Aug '16 9:39:27 AM erforce
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''Hamburger Hill'' is a 1987 American VietnamWar film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified position, including trenchworks and bunkers, of the North Vietnamese Army on Ap Bia Mountain near the Laotian border.

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''Hamburger Hill'' is a 1987 American VietnamWar [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Vietnam War]] film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified position, including trenchworks and bunkers, of the North Vietnamese Army on Ap Bia Mountain near the Laotian border.



* BilingualBonus Vietnamese: "Dinky Dao"

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* %%* BilingualBonus Vietnamese: "Dinky Dao"



* NewMeat: Follow experience of [=FNGs=].
* OnlyAFleshWound: Frantz's arm at the beginning.

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* %%* NewMeat: Follow experience of [=FNGs=].
* %%* OnlyAFleshWound: Frantz's arm at the beginning.



* WasItReallyWorthIt: The sign at the end.

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* %%* WasItReallyWorthIt: The sign at the end.



* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough: Breakup letter.

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* %%* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough: Breakup letter.
28th May '16 7:28:52 AM Mdumas43073
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''Hamburger Hill'' is a 1987 American war film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified position, including trenchworks and bunkers, of the North Vietnamese Army on Ap Bia Mountain near the Laotian border.

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''Hamburger Hill'' is a 1987 American war VietnamWar film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified position, including trenchworks and bunkers, of the North Vietnamese Army on Ap Bia Mountain near the Laotian border.
28th May '16 7:28:09 AM Mdumas43073
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* OnlyAFleshWound Frantz's arm at the beginning.

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* OnlyAFleshWound OnlyAFleshWound: Frantz's arm at the beginning.



--> '''Johnson:''' ''[approaches Beletsky as if to fight, but holds out his hand]'' [[NotSoDifferent "Brother blood.]]

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--> '''Johnson:''' ''[approaches Beletsky as if to fight, but holds out his hand]'' [[NotSoDifferent "Brother Brother blood.]]
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