When a drunken Sgt is arrested for stealing a jeep, Anderson recognizes the soldier as his old sergeant. After recommending him to the Lt, he organizes to have him drafted to the platoon. Anderson's new addition soon creates problems for the whole group on their first patrol due to his willful disobedience and lax attention to regulations.
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Opening blurb: In 1967, there were 486,000 American combat troops in Vietnam. See more
The series takes place primarily in 1967 and 1968. The medics are shown using flexible IV bags to treat the injured. This type of IV bag was not available until around 1973. Prior to that glass IV bottles were used. See more