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Go Tell the Spartans

Go Tell the Spartans (1978)

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Go Tell the Spartans is set in Vietnam during that period in which American troops were euphemistically termed "advisors". Reluctantly dispensing much of that advice is veteran American major Asa Barker (Burt Lancaster). Though he knows what works and what doesn't on the battlefield, Barker is obliged to carry out the go-nowhere policies of the American military brass. His current objective is a woebegone, barely crucial outpost, which he must defend with a handful of green soldiers and

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Drama, Action & Adventure

Daniel Ford, Wendell Mayes

Aug 30, 2005

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Go Tell the Spartans is a competent war film, to be sure, but there's no directorial commitment, no vision.

April 9, 2007 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
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This is a solid and memorable film about American military involvement in Vietnam.

January 24, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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