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What do the radio messages mean in the 1984 version of Red Dawn?

In the 1984 version of Red Dawn, after they receive help from the old couple and they get a working radio they are listening to the radio and a woman on the radio says, "we have a message for the ...
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Why were the Chinese allied with the United States in “Red Dawn”

In the 1984 movie Red Dawn Communist forces invaded the United States. When asked "who is on our side?" an Air Force Colonel replied 600 million screaming Chinamen Weren't the Chinese already ...
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Why weren't the invading forces stopped before reaching US soil in Red Dawn?

In both the original version and the remake of Red Dawn, the US — or, at least, the West coast — is invaded by contemporary communist forces (the Soviet Union in the original release, and a mostly ...