Vietnam in HD (known as Vietnam Lost Films outside the US) is a 6-part American documentary television miniseries that originally aired from November 8 to November 11, 2011 on the History Channel.

History Channel Documentary, 2001 Brief Synopsis During the Vietnam War, stealth, bravery and commitment to duty were attributes of the Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols (LRRPS) — the “men with painted faces.” Taking risks far beyond conventional units and going deep behind enemy lines, LRRPS sacrificed manpower for stealth, serving as the eyes and ears of their units while on some of the most hazardous patrols in U.S. military history. Cast & Crew Roger MuddHost (“History Alive”) David CatlinExecutive Producer Debra FazioPublicist (History Channel)

   

     

The ten man killer-team filled two birds. We sat inside the noisy choppers while the pilots flipped on the switches and adjusted their helmets. They throttled up and we lifted off–the air rapidly cooling as we gained altitude. Flying high over the heavily wooded countryside, the pilot headed deep into the jungle, further than we had ever been. I watched the trees pass beneath us in a blur, changing gradually from light green to varying hues of dark green foliage until finally, they appeared like a black veil,…

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