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The Haunted Heroes

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A World About Us special
Ten years ago this week the last Americans left Saigon. More than two-and-a-half million Americans served in Vietnam. They risked their lives and then returned to a country that rejected them. Bitter and angry some have survived by running away from society and living in the wilderness. Today, there are still hundreds of these veterans hiding in remote forests and mountains of North America. Their memories of what they have been trained to do to fellow human beings and the horrors they have witnessed make it impossible for them to live in normal society. For them Vietnam is an unfinished business. They fear the violence in themselves.
In any other war Steve,
Bruce, Jake and Fred, all veterans of Vietnam, would have been heroes. This documentary shows them living in self-imposed exile, outcasts in their own country.
Assistant producer NADIA HAGGAR Producer TONY SALMON
Series editor ANTHONY ISAACS

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