1 man led them into battle.
Based on the New York Times bestselling book by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway (We Were Soldiers Once . . . And Young 1992), We Were Soldiers is an action-packed war movie featuring unforgettable military heroes who fought for their country, their loved ones, and their freedom. The year is 1965, and America begins its war with North Vietnam. Then Lt. Col. Hal Moore is the first man leading American forces in a full-scale battle in the Ia Drang Valley -- “The Valley of Death.” With 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry at his side, Moore is dropped in by helicopter and immediately surrounded by 4,000 North Vietnamese soldiers. How these men sacrificed themselves for their comrades and never gave up makes a vivid portrait of war at its most inspiring and devastating. As Moore prepares for this battle, he makes a thrilling promise to his soldiers, “I will leave no man behind . . . dead or alive. We will all come home together.”