When the US base is attacked in the final act, the officer in the bunker with the phone in his hand is the Director Oliver Stone. The bunker is then promptly blown up by a suicide bomber..
I watched this film while stationed at Ft. Bragg.
It disturbed many of us because it showed misplaced loyalty, disillusion and uncommon valor.
It was too real for many Vietnam veterans.
Captain Harris spoke to the terrified soldier over his... more