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Vietnam Doc to Debut on Military

1/28/2005 3:42 AM Eastern

Military Channel will present the world television premiere of award-winning Vietnam documentary In the Shadow of the BladeThursday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. (EST/PST), the former Discovery Wings Channel said Friday.

The documentary “follows the journey of restored ‘Huey’ helicopter 091 into the backyards of Vietnam veterans and their families as a catalyst to tell their untold stories,” the network said.

The “UH-1 Huey” helicopter was a lifeline for combat troops in Vietnam, providing transportation, supplies and medical evacuation, Military added.

The copter visited eight states and made more than 42 landings during production of In the Shadow of the Blade, gathering more than 200 hours of footage, the network said.

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