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Korean War Movie

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My mind isn't as sharp as it used to be so here goes.

Micky Rooney, Flying helicopter rescuing downed piolets.

Get's shot down himself and then he runs along a ditch to get the piolet.

He is killed in the end.

He wore a green scarf.

The helicopters were called Jolly Green Giants?

Name of the movie and any corrections appreciated.

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The title is correct. One correction - yes Rooney's character wore a green scarf but in the movie they referred to the helos as eggbeaters. The Jolly Greens came along later and were USAF or Army birds. A fun fact. USAF rescue crews who save a life get a tattoo of the Jolly Green Giant (the food ad, not the helos) feet on their backside.

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