Not for the faint-hearted, this seven-hour scripted mini-series spotlights Marines fighting in the Iraq war during the early onset of the conflict. This is an adaptation of Rolling Stone's contributing editor Evan Wright's book of the same name.
Last Episode01x07 Bomb in the Garden Aired: Aug. 24, 2008
Bravo reaches Baghdad, where the men are shocked by the sheer size and scope of the city. They set up shop in an abandoned cigarette factory … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- Eric Kocher does not portray himself in the series but as Gunnery Sergeant Rich Barrett.
- Throughout the entire mini-series the reporter from Rolling Stone Evan Wright is never referred to by his name. He is referred to only as Scribe, Rolling Stone, or Reporter.
- Rudy Reyes (the muscular marine who runs around the camp with a gas mask on) portrays himself in the TV series.