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China Beach

China Beach

  • Premiered: 
    April 26, 1988
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  • Network: ABC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Partly based on the 1983 book (Home Before Morning: The Story of an Army Nurse in Vietnam) by Lynda Van Devanter 
  • Subject Matter: Military/War
  • Tags: Vietnam

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Plot Synopsis

Using the perspective of female military personnel and civilian women, primarily through the eyes of Army nurse Colleen McMurphy, CHINA BEACH explores life at the 510th Evacuation Hospital during the Vietnam War. This scripted drama series follows doctors, nurses, officers, soldiers and volunteers living and working at My Khe beach, nicknamed China Beach, in the city of Da Nang, as well as locations in the United States when these women returned home during leave or when their tours of duty ended.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Warner Bros. Television

Theme Song

  • Reflections - Diana Ross and the Supremes


  • - Da Nang Vietnam