Vietnam War Documentary from Storytellers International
Escape From Firebase Kate is the compelling story of 26 US soldiers who were forced to abandon Firebase Kate and escape through a jungle full of thousands of NVA soldiers during the Vietnam War in 1969. It is also the subject of a book written by Captain William Albracht (retired) and Marvin J. Wolfe titled “Abandoned In Hell”. The book is available at www.AbandonedInHell.com.
A few online articles chronicle the escape and evasion off Firebase Kate (aka LZ Kate). For written documentaries of the event, see the following:
Coverage of the filmmaking plans and fundraising efforts include a December 3, 2013 article by Jonathan Turner, arts reporter for the Rock Island Dispatch-Argus. Click here to read the article.