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Man holding a flag for Prisoner of War and Missing in Action, on a snowy background with the film title "The Final 19"

Final 19

2023
This is the true story of Sgt. Daniel Hefel who was one of the final 19 prisoners of war to come home from Vietnam. A small-town kid that enlisted, he was an infantry grunt in the 101st Airborne unit. They veered into the A Shau Valley without alerting the base camp, crashed into the mountainside, the NVA captured Hefel and his co-pilot. He spent a total of 1143 total days in captivity.

Directors

Timothy Breitbach

Starring

Sgt. Daniel Hefel
Man holding a flag for Prisoner of War and Missing in Action, on a snowy background with the film title "The Final 19"

Final 19

2023
This is the true story of Sgt. Daniel Hefel who was one of the final 19 prisoners of war to come home from Vietnam. A small-town kid that enlisted, he was an infantry grunt in the 101st Airborne unit. They veered into the A Shau Valley without alerting the base camp, crashed into the mountainside, the NVA captured Hefel and his co-pilot. He spent a total of 1143 total days in captivity.
This is the true story of Sgt. Daniel Hefel who was one of the final 19 prisoners of war to come home from Vietnam. A small-town kid that enlisted, he was an infantry grunt in the 101st Airborne unit. They veered into the A Shau Valley without alerting the base camp, crashed into the mountainside, the NVA captured Hefel and his co-pilot. He spent a total of 1143 total days in captivity.
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Directors

Timothy Breitbach

Starring

Sgt. Daniel Hefel

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