When two policemen noticed two heavily armed criminals with body armor robbing a branch of the Bank of America in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, they called the local police department for support. A gun battle lasting almost 45 minutes ensued; one criminal committed suicide, the other was killed by the S.W.A.T. team. 18 officers and civilians are wounded.
Detailing the March 2002 battle of Takur Ghar in southeastern Afghanistan, when a group of US Special Forces came under attack from Al Qaeda fighters while trying to secure a remote mountain-top observation point, leading to an ill-fated and dramatic rescue mission. Seven soldiers lost their lives in what is considered one of the bloodiest battles for U.S. forces in the Afghan war. These dramatic events are shown through key first-hand accounts, reconstructed drama, advanced CGI and archive footage.