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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2019 12:34 p.m. PST

Apparently Micheal Mann will make a mini series based on Mark Bowen's Hue 1968 book.
Let's hope Mann's influence for authenticity will be seen in the series.

VCarter08 Jul 2019 12:47 p.m. PST

Let's just hope he includes the NVA mass murders and doesn't just gloss it over.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian08 Jul 2019 1:59 p.m. PST

What scale? laugh

VCarter08 Jul 2019 2:47 p.m. PST

28mm of course:


And I'm really looking forward to someone posting some comparison to other ranges after they see them at Historicon.

VCarter08 Jul 2019 4:41 p.m. PST

BTW – the book looks excellent.

Joe Legan08 Jul 2019 6:07 p.m. PST

I kept hearing the book was excellent as well. Just to give a counter point- I thought it was good but thought it slow in some parts. Still worth the read but glad I got it from the library. Maybe with all the hype I set my expectations too high. YMMV


Legion 409 Jul 2019 8:33 a.m. PST

Let's just hope he includes the NVA mass murders and doesn't just gloss it over.
+1 …

And don't forget the executions of Catholic Nuns by the VC …

Hope to see the mini-series !

What scale?
6mm of course ! evil grin

BTW there is a great board game about Hue. I have it and played it many times. link

Garryowen Supporting Member of TMP10 Jul 2019 6:34 a.m. PST

Don't hold your breath VCarter and Legion 4. But I would like to see those things too.

I hope I am wrong. But this is Hollywood.


jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Jul 2019 3:34 p.m. PST

Looking forward to seeing this…im sure it wont
be that bad….Mark Bowden takes his subject seriously

..and our 28mm Hue 68 range!!

Skarper10 Jul 2019 8:49 p.m. PST

Films and TV series are not usually able to go into sufficient depth to hold my interest. They tend to start at a very basic level and all the while have to be 'entertaining' at the same time.

I may watch a little and see if I am pleasantly surprised. But I won't be waiting with baited breath.

Legion 411 Jul 2019 5:58 a.m. PST

I hope I am wrong. But this is Hollywood.
Generally yes… But documentaries by e.g. Ken Burns, like his ACW and Vietnam series are very much the exception.

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