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Title Sunday Best: The Battle Of Marjah / Director: Wonke, Anthony
Published Australia : ABC2, 2011
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Description 1 streaming video file (1 hr. 24 min. 16 sec.) ; 478779183 bytes
Summary *Frequent Coarse Language, Strong Violence*Sunday nights on ABC2 are the home of Sunday Best, an outstanding collection of game-changing and thought-provoking feature length documentaries. We've done the work to bring you the best must-see intelligent docos that are just 2 good to miss. Put on your Sunday Best.When the U.S. Marines launched the biggest operation since the start of the war in Afghanistan, journalist Ben Anderson was with Bravo Company, which landed in Marjah before anyone else. This stunning documentary covers the entire operation under extremely dangerous circumstances, following the Marines as the battle raged.It's an exceptional and unflinching portrait filmed in some of the toughest conditions imaginable, and it contains perhaps the most intense fighting footage ever caught on camera.Because Anderson spent two months eating, sleeping, running and sweating alongside the Marines every step of the way, the access is intimate and unprecedented.PRODUCTION DETAILS:Directors: Anthony Wonke / Producer/Writer: Ben Anderson / EPs: Guy Davies & Sheila Nevins
Event Broadcast 2012-01-29 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: M
Subject United States. Marine Corps.
Naval battles.
War casualties.
Regimental histories.
Afghan War (2001-)
Operation Moshtarak (2010)
Afghanistan -- Marjah.
Form Streaming video
Author Wonke, Anthony, director