Fighting On Film: The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989) - R. Lee Ermey - Wings Hauser - Albert Popwell

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6m Feb 4, 2021

Join us, on the 53rd anniversary of the week the Tet Offensive began, as we take a look at 1989's 'The Siege of Firebase Gloria' starring R. Lee Ermey, Wings Hauser & Albert Popwell. Directed Brian Trenchard-Smith its a Vietnam last stand movie that riffs on its predecessors.

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Table of Contents

Timecode Title
3:00 Intro ​
01:45 Cast/Production
08:00 Plot
11:30 This Is The End
19:10 The CO is a Playboy Subscriber
22:00 Firebase Rourke's Drift
32:05 ​Ally Tally! ​
44:40 Favourite Scenes
56:30 A load of balls ​
01:01:20 Final Thoughts

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