Plot & Details
Hosted by the 'General' himself, George C Scott, this documentary shows the dirty and violent world of the regular GI. Sub-titled The Definitive History of War Technology this tape comes to video via the A&E network and profiles the valiant and desperate life of a grunt soldier in the times of war. Discussions of real-life combat scenarios with modern weapons and tactics is a backdrop for the human-interest stories of actual battle-scarred veterans. Highlights include a profile of an infantryman from the trench warfare of World War I and a Medal of Honor recipient from the invasion of Normandy.