Here's a rarity--a Vietnam War movie that actually transpires during the time of Uncle Sam's original involvement. You'll look in vain for contemporary soldiers of fortune restaging their old skirmishes. Nor will you find any intrepid Perot-inspired heroes looking for MIAs. The plot of
EYE OF THE EAGLE 3 actually unfolds during the heat of combat in the 1960s.
In a manner recalling the legendary Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., the flamboyant Major Verdum (Steve Kanaly) plans all his strategies with as little interference from the Pentagon or his immediate superiors as possible. Verdum is so tough, the Vietnamese lie awake at night dreaming up ways to get
rid of him...