An intimate and unflinching chronicle of the members of an Arkansas National Guard unit summoned for duty in Iraq, this 10-part documentary series follows the Guardsmen from their deployment in April of 2004 through their entire tour of duty in the war-torn country. The riveting series depicts their journey with incredible detail, including the joys and heartbreak of news from home, the horrors of combat, and the determination of soldiers-and their families-to survive the painful separationfrom home. 7 1/2 hrs. total on four discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English; audio commentary on selected episodes; biographies; deleted scenes; photo gallery; more.
This critically acclaimed 10-part documentary presents a gripping chronicle of horrors endured and sacrifices made by a group of National Guard citizen soldiers fighting in Iraq. Following them from the farms of Arkansas to the battlefields of Baghdad, filmmakers Brent and Craig Renaud show live combat footage, a painful return home by a critically injured soldier and a heartbreaking soldier's funeral. 4 DVDs. 2005/color/7 hrs., 32 min/NR.