Notes from the Underground
A U.S. Platoon on reconnaissance patrol with Goldman’s platoon is ambushed by the NVA, the enemy soldiers appearing to vanish before Goldman and his men can intersect them, the inexperienced Lieutenant mistakenly calling fire on the surviving members of the other platoon as they emerge from the heavy undergrowth. Dispersed to an adjacent village and amid further tension between Anderson and Goldman, the platoon find the village deserted. Marcus Taylor, a slick, fast talking black private disappears and the platoon discovers evidence of the enemy’s vast underground
Tour of Duty is an American television series from 1987–1990, based on events in the Vietnam War, with rebroadcasts in syndication over 30 years from initial airing on CBS. The series ran for three seasons, from September 1987 to April 1990, for a total of 58 one-hour episodes. The show was created by Steve Duncan and L. Travis Clark and produced by Zev Braun.
The show follows an American infantry platoon on a tour of duty during the Vietnam War. It was the first television series to regularly show Americans in combat in Vietnam and was one of several similarly themed series to be produced in the wake of the acclaimed Oliver Stone film Platoon. The series won an Emmy Award in 1988 for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series, and it was nominated again in 1989 and 1990.