In the Shadow of the Blade

Award Winning Military Channel Vietnam War Helicopter Documentary for Discovery

Thirty years after the Vietnam War, the signature whop whop whop of a Huey helicopter’s blades hit the air in a historical journey across America to reunite the iconic symbol with the men who flew, crew and rode it into battle. Winner of the Worldfest International Film Festival and a Vietnam Veterans of America President’s Award for Outstanding Documentary, this emotion-packed documentary follows the 10,000-mile journey of a battle-scarred UH-1 “Huey” helicopter into America’s backyards to hear the untold stories of Vietnam War veterans and the families who waited for them to come home.   Their emotional memories are captured in this documentary that landed its restored war-battered helicopter a permanent home in the Smithsonian Museum of American History, and the film widespread industry and veteran acclaim.  Independently produced by Arrowhead Films and acquired by Discovery for broadcast on The Military Channel.

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