The Personal Experience: Helicopter Warfare in Vietnam

Army helicopter crews in Vietnam were mostly teenagers. The challenge for these young boys wasn't just becoming pilots, crew chiefs, and door gunners. They rapidly and abruptly entered their manhood as a warrior. The men interviewed for this film recall their personal perspectives of the war that forced them to grow up

The documentary not only looks at the role of the helicopter in the Vietnam War but also focuses on the firsthand personal experience of those who were there.