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We Were Soldiers (the movie) - Mel Gibson
TV Schedule | November 09, 2008 | Vanity

Posted on 11/09/2008 11:23:56 AM PST by Perseverando

Hey Freepers!

Just noticed that Mel Gibson's "We Were Soldiers" is going to be on in just a few minutes: 2:30 pm East Coast on TNT.

Care to join me?


TOPICS: History; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: army; combat; halmoore; iadrang; leadership; lzxray; melgibson; melsucks; ronnieguyer; usarmy; vietnam; wewersoldiers

1 posted on 11/09/2008 11:23:57 AM PST by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

Excellent movie. Excellent book. Will be there when family leaves to go shopping. They don’t enjoy it.


2 posted on 11/09/2008 11:26:18 AM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Perseverando

The book was very moving.


3 posted on 11/09/2008 11:26:23 AM PST by steelyourfaith
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To: Perseverando
I watch my DVD about every month our two. The voice over is really good.

"Ya can't take no pictures from down there sonny boy."

4 posted on 11/09/2008 11:27:25 AM PST by fella (.He that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough." Pv.28:19')
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To: Perseverando

Very good movie. Mel Gibson is an amazing actor.


5 posted on 11/09/2008 11:27:47 AM PST by autumnraine (Churchill: " we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall never surrender")
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To: Perseverando

“We Were Soldiers” pre-deployment speech to troops and families - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz8fba9zTIA


6 posted on 11/09/2008 11:28:01 AM PST by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

Good Movie! Maybe the prez elect can watch it and think back to when his freinds were were blowing up police stations to protest this war!


7 posted on 11/09/2008 11:28:19 AM PST by TheRedSoxWinThePennant
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To: Perseverando; ALOHA RONNIE
As long as your ping Aloha Ronnie. Haven't seen him around much but he was there. He was Moore's radio man.
8 posted on 11/09/2008 11:29:03 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit.)
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To: Perseverando

I have the DVD, besides, I was there. Watching NFL instead.


9 posted on 11/09/2008 11:29:10 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: Perseverando

From Kelly Hill to An Khe to La Drang Valley, to NVA Route 60 to Plei Trap Valley. Great memories that I will pass on for now to see NFL Football.


10 posted on 11/09/2008 11:32:10 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Thanks for your service to your country and for your sacrifice.


11 posted on 11/09/2008 11:41:22 AM PST by Perseverando
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To: fella

My favorite line:
“Oh, and Dear Lord, about our enemies? Ignore their heathen prayers and help us blow those little b@stards straight to hell. Amen.”

I call THAT a warrior!


12 posted on 11/09/2008 11:50:48 AM PST by SkiKnee
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To: All; Perseverando

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NEVER FORGET

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MEL’s -PASSION- sparked by -WE WERE SOLDIERS-

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1085111/posts

http://www.Freerepublic.com/~aloharonnie/

http://www.Freerepublic.com/~anita1/

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NEVER FORGET

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13 posted on 11/09/2008 11:53:16 AM PST by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com11)
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To: All; mad_as_he$$; Old Retired Army Guy

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Book Sequel:

‘They Are Still Soldiers: A Journey Back the Battlefields of Vietnam’

http://www.ArmchairGeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=66978

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14 posted on 11/09/2008 11:57:18 AM PST by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com11)
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To: Perseverando

Watching it right now!

Already moved close to tears.


15 posted on 11/09/2008 12:15:55 PM PST by NowVoyager88
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To: Perseverando

The reporter and General Hal Moore was on Book Notes on CSPAN last night about a new book they wrote.

http://www.booktv.org/program.aspx?ProgramId=9813&SectionName=&PlayMedia=No


16 posted on 11/09/2008 12:17:33 PM PST by Swiss
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To: Perseverando

The music chosen for the movie was also excellent.


17 posted on 11/09/2008 12:20:50 PM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: All; Old Retired Army Guy; Calpernia

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From 1965-1966’s
An Khe, South Vietnam
to Plei Me,
to IA DRANG,
to Pleiku,
to Bong Son,
to Kim Song

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‘RONNIE GUYER PHOTO COLLECTION’

http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_collection.htm

http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_set1.htm

http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_set2.htm

http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_set3.htm

.


18 posted on 11/09/2008 12:29:03 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com11)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
Ronnie" Where the hell have you been??????

TG A20

19 posted on 11/09/2008 12:31:34 PM PST by Turret Gunner A20
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To: All; NowVoyager88

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Veterans of the “WE WERE SOLDIERS” Battle of IA DRANG-1965:

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HAL G. MOORE: The Lessons and Legacy of an American Warrior

http://www.ArmchairGeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14752

RICK RESCORLA: Help Honor 911 Lifesaving Hero

http://www.ArmchairGeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24361

BRUCE CRANDALL = Medal of Honor

http://www.ArmchairGeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48215

Our own Aloha Ronnie saves a life!

http://www.ArmchairGeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55092

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20 posted on 11/09/2008 12:50:06 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com11)
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To: Perseverando

Im there.


21 posted on 11/09/2008 1:05:27 PM PST by JSDude1 (Mike Pence for House Republican Minority Leader..not conference chair)
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To: K-oneTexas

Have the DVD. I can watch that movie endlessly. Also, the alternate endings/deleted scenes are phenomenal.

“Custer was a p***y!
Sergeant Major Plumly


22 posted on 11/09/2008 1:12:24 PM PST by jamndad5 ("I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for a few public officials.")
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To: All; K-oneTexas

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“WE WERE SOLDIERS” Music =

NICK GLENNIE-SMITH

Stirring Hymn at Movie’s End =

‘The Mansions of the Lord’ *

* After being sung at the National Cathderal in Washington, D.C. as the flag draped casket of President RONALD REAGAN was being out of his Funeral Service...
...’The Mansions of the Lord’ became forever also known as ‘The REAGAN Recessional’
Words by RANDALL WALLACE.
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23 posted on 11/09/2008 2:20:43 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com11)
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To: All; Perseverando

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..”WE WERE SOLDIERS”.. Vietnam Actor DON DUONG is FREE at Last

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/888311/posts

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24 posted on 11/09/2008 2:35:57 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com11)
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To: Perseverando

I wish I could but I canceled my cable LONG ago so as to not fund CNN, MSNBC, or Headline News. I suggest you do the same. If you like the movie as much as I do, I would recommend just buying a copy with the money you save by canceling your cable.

Sincerely,

JoMa


25 posted on 11/09/2008 2:48:19 PM PST by joma89
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To: joma89
... I would recommend just buying a copy with the money you save by canceling your cable.

Amazon.com --- bew abd uysed 99 from $1,50 to $8.99 plus $2.98 S&H.

Great movie!!!

26 posted on 11/09/2008 6:06:09 PM PST by Turret Gunner A20
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To: All; Perseverando

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NEVER FORGET

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“WE WERE SOLDIERS” & “GREEN DRAGON” Vietnamese Actor DON DUONG dies at Age 55

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16072280

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NEVER FORGET

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27 posted on 12/08/2011 12:59:17 AM PST by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
Phần còn lại trong hòa bình Bùi Đơn Dương.
28 posted on 12/08/2011 1:15:09 AM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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