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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tim Hetherington; Sebastian Junger; John Battsek; Nick Quested; National Geographic Entertainment (Firm); Outpost Films.; National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Virgil Films (Firm)
|Language Note:||English dialogue with optional English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Subtitle from menu screen and container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: Deleted scenes; Extended interviews; "Sleeping soldiers" photo gallery; "Updates on the soldiers" biographical updates on the soldiers from Second Platoon, Battle Company; Public service announcements from IAVA, Operation Homefront and TAPS; Trailers.
|Credits:||Cinematography, Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington ; editor, Michael Levine ; director of photography (Italy interviews), Jake Clennell.|
|Performer(s):||The men of Battle Company, 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team.|
|Awards:||"2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, Documentary."--Container.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: R; for language throughout including some descriptions of violence.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo.|
|Contents:||One week before deployment --
Commentary by the men deployed to Korengal Valley --
Korengal Outpost "The Kop" --
Doc Restrepo killed --
Weekly Shura with the village elders --
Problem of killed cow : locals wanted money, not rice, beans, sugar as repayment --
Operation Rock Avalanche --
Night operations --
Day 1: Aerial and land operations --
Civilians hurt , but no Taliban --
Day 2: Enemy weapons found --
Day 3: Ambushed by Taliban. Wounded and casualties --
Mountain village surrounded by snow-covered mountains --
Life in camp --
News about the Chosen Company losses --
Back to patrolling and fighting --
News of their upcoming deployment --
Commentary by men who had been deployed to Korengal Valley. In April 2010, The United States withdrew from the Korengal Valley. Nearly 50 American soldiers died fighting there.
|Responsibility:||Virgil Films ; National Geographic Entertainment presents an Outpost Films production in association with National Geographic Channel ; directed and produced by Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger ; executive producers, John Battsek, Nick Quested.|
- United States. -- Army. -- Airborne Brigade, 173rd.
- Afghan War, 2001- -- Campaigns -- Afghanistan -- Korangal Valley.
- Military campaigns.
- Afghanistan -- Korangal Valley.
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