Platoon, Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers and More with Captain Dale Dye
I Was There Too #91 July 31, 2018
Veteran of the Vietnam war, actor, and technical advisor Dale Dye joins Matt to talk about how he became the military technical advisor for Platoon, Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers, and more. Dale talks about his mission to meet with Oliver Stone to help bring more realism to Hollywood films, how Oliver Stone helped him get the acting bug, and whether the squibs on Willem Dafoe in Platoon were intended to work or not. Plus, Matt completes a lifelong quest to find out the meaning of one of the Vietnam phrases used in Platoon. Brace yourself!