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not planed. TV Show was canceled.
Focuses on a single battle, mission or moment of armed conflict from recent history. Produced from the personal perspectives of participants, some are well-known stories while others will be told for the first time. From Korea to Iraq, and from Vietnam to Grenada, these are the tales of heroism, courage and valor revealed by the men who fought them.
Iraq, 1991 - Eight Green Berets from US Army Special Forces go deep inside Iraq to gather info on a key Iraqi location when they are suddenly attacked. It's a harrowing encounter with sleek coordination between air and ground support.
Panama, 1989 - Dictator Manuel Noriega ordered captors to kill American prisoner Kurt Muse if any rescue is attempted. The fourteen Delta Force commandos sent in faced danger - and disaster.
Vietnam, 1968 - As the war explodes with cities in the south falling like dominoes to the Communist forces from the north, US Marines in the city of Hue quickly find themselves badly outnumbered. They must fight building to building to save the city.
Leftist rebels seize control of the government of Grenada and execute the prime minister. In just four days, US forces plan Operation Urgent Fury and execute, sending hundreds of elite soldiers to the island in the hopes of saving the 800 American students caught in the crossfire.
Korea, 1950 - Three months after Communist North Korea invaded the South, thousands of US Marines hit the beaches behind enemy lines to form a fierce counterattack. Joined by Army infantry, in only 2 weeks they recaptured the South's capitol of Seoul.
Iraq, 2005 - For centuries, the city of Tal Afar served as a trading post linking East and West. By 2005, Al-Qaeda's brutal reign turned it into a ghost town. In May, the US Army moves in to wipe them out, restoring Iraqi government control to the city.
Iraq, 2004 - Free elections approach for Iraqis but south of Baghdad beheadings, executions, roadside bombs, robberies and chaos rule the area. US Marines will need courage and heroism to beat the enemy and make it safe for the election.
Hawijah, Iraq 2004 - Fort McHenry, the US Military's Forward Operating Base outside Hawijah, suffered egregious attacks in Operation Iraqi Freedom. To protect the new Iraqi police, on August 7 the Army enters the town square - and into a kill zone.
Heiress Patty Hearst is kidnapped by the SLA (Symbionese Liberation Army), then follow with a daring bank robbery. The ensuing shootout was captured on TV and viewers wondered if Patty Hearst was inside.
Vietnam, Thanksgiving 1967 - As Viet Cong forces hid themselves in the jungle, US Airborne Infantry fought hard for "Hill 875". They charged for days to within almost 20 yards of the VC, and just in reach of one of their last sure victories of the war.
Najaf, Iraq 2004 - The Imam Ali Shrine, a Shiite holy site, was off-limits to US and Iraqi coalition forces, but that didn't stop insurgents from holing up there. Marines had to fight hand-to-hand to take out arms and fighters hiding in the cemetery.
Iraq, 2005 - A small US/Iraqi team working near Samara come under a fierce attack. Outmanned and outgunned, their call for air support is answered by just two US choppers in the area. The pilots come under heavy enemy fire trying to rescue their troops.
Vietnam, 1969 - Viet Cong use the North Saigon River to cross into Cambodia and stock up on arms and supplies. With strategy, planning and stealth, thirty US Navymen on six small boats, outmanned and outgunned, fight and win a hard, fast battle.
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