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The Long Road Home 

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American forces occupying Iraq are ambushed in a Baghdad neighborhood.

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Mikko Alanne
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Series cast summary:
Michael Kelly ...  Gary Volesky 8 episodes, 2017
Jason Ritter ...  Troy Denomy 8 episodes, 2017
Kate Bosworth ...  Gina Denomy 8 episodes, 2017
E.J. Bonilla ...  Lt. Shane Aguero 8 episodes, 2017
Jon Beavers ...  Sgt. Eric Bourquin 8 episodes, 2017
Noel Fisher ...  Pfc. Tomas Young 8 episodes, 2017
Darius Homayoun ...  Jassim Al-Lani 8 episodes, 2017
Sarah Wayne Callies ...  Leann Volesky 8 episodes, 2017
Jorge Diaz ...  Spc. Israel Garza 8 episodes, 2017
Ian Quinlan ...  Spc. Robert Arsiaga 8 episodes, 2017
Jeremy Sisto ...  Sgt. Robert Miltenberger 8 episodes, 2017
Patrick Schwarzenegger ...  Sgt. Ben Hayhurst 8 episodes, 2017
Joey Luthman ...  Spc. Jonathan Riddell 8 episodes, 2017
Joshua Brennan ...  Sgt. Jackson 8 episodes, 2017
Carter Redwood ...  Spc. Pedro Guzman 8 episodes, 2017
Thomas McDonell ...  Spc. Carl Wild 8 episodes, 2017
Mike Davis ...  Cpt. Dylan Randazzo 8 episodes, 2017
Ezekiel Z. Swinford ...  Spc. Matt Fisk 8 episodes, 2017
Devyn Placide ...  Pfc. Derrick Perry 8 episodes, 2017
Micah Pediford Micah Pediford ...  Cpl. Shane Coleman 8 episodes, 2017
Alex Ross ...  Sgt. Jerry Swope 8 episodes, 2017
Josh Blaylock ...  Spc. Packwood / ... 8 episodes, 2017
Devonne Palmer ...  Corporal Allan Alexander 8 episodes, 2017
Charlie Parrish ...  Burkholder 8 episodes, 2017
Franklin Silverio Franklin Silverio ...  SPC Acevedo / ... 8 episodes, 2017
Roland Buck III ...  Spc. Rafael Martin 7 episodes, 2017
Laith Nakli ...  Alim 7 episodes, 2017
May Calamawy ...  Faiza 7 episodes, 2017
Peter Karas ...  Essam 7 episodes, 2017
Rana Haddad ...  Samira 7 episodes, 2017
Derrick D. Edmond Derrick D. Edmond ...  Insurgent / ... 7 episodes, 2017
Madison Godfrey Madison Godfrey ...  Sgt. Bellamy 7 episodes, 2017
Bruce Peacock Bruce Peacock ...  SSG Haubert 7 episodes, 2017
Christopher Dontrell Piper ...  Sgt. Reginald Butler 6 episodes, 2017
Luis Amory Luis Amory ...  Ssg. Alfonso Miranda 6 episodes, 2017
Ian Pala ...  Spc. Seth Weibley 6 episodes, 2017
Dorianna Gilbert Dorianna Gilbert ...  Chaplain Kid 6 episodes, 2017
Andrew Michael Johnson Andrew Michael Johnson ...  SPC Joshua Rogers / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Andrew D. Saenz Andrew D. Saenz ...  Iraqi Fighter / ... 6 episodes, 2017
John Trentacoste Jr. John Trentacoste Jr. ...  SPC Sean Crabbe 6 episodes, 2017
Karina Ortiz ...  Lupita Garza 5 episodes, 2017
Yesenia Garcia ...  Angel Munoz 5 episodes, 2017
Iris S Moy Bautista Iris S Moy Bautista ...  Self 5 episodes, 2017
Micaela Biorne Micaela Biorne ...  Church goer / ... 5 episodes, 2017
Brandon Charles Chesser Brandon Charles Chesser ...  SPC Jonathan Denny / ... 5 episodes, 2017
Katie Paxton ...  Amber Aguero 4 episodes, 2017
Kenny Leu ...  Sgt. Eddie Chen 4 episodes, 2017
Parker Weathersbee ...  Elijah Aguero 4 episodes, 2017
Stella Rose Stella Rose ...  Mina Aguero 4 episodes, 2017
Jill Blackwood ...  Belinda Miltenberger 4 episodes, 2017
Sebastian Cook Sebastian Cook ...  Denomy's Soldier 4 episodes, 2017
Cherif Gacis ...  Mahdi Army 4 episodes, 2017
Justin Hall ...  SPC Arambula 4 episodes, 2017
Luis John Soria Luis John Soria ...  Iraqi Cilivian / ... (uncredited) 4 episodes, 2017
Roshaun Valentine 4 episodes, 2017
Katherine Willis ...  Cathy Smith 3 episodes, 2017
Patrick Gathron ...  Spc. Ahmed Cason 3 episodes, 2017
Maritza Guerrero ...  Sylvia Munoz Macias 3 episodes, 2017
Josh Cavazos ...  Lt. Clay Spicer 3 episodes, 2017
Garrett Graham Garrett Graham ...  Cpt. John Moore 3 episodes, 2017
David DeLao ...  Chaplain Pena 3 episodes, 2017
Brayden Scott ...  Alex Volesky 3 episodes, 2017
Roby Attal ...  Cpt. David Mathias / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Cotie Domm Cotie Domm ...  PFC Luke Fournier 3 episodes, 2017
Charlotte Delaney Riggs ...  Chapel Kid / ... (uncredited) 3 episodes, 2017
Gurie Sheffield ...  SFC Butler 3 episodes, 2017
Rochelle Robinson ...  Cindy Sheehan 2 episodes, 2017
Jennifer Griffin ...  Thaunia Hardie 2 episodes, 2017
Nathan Garza Nathan Garza ...  Israel Garza, Jr. 2 episodes, 2017
Duncan Coe ...  Lt. Cannon 2 episodes, 2017
Sonny Reeve Sonny Reeve ...  Mosque Cleric 2 episodes, 2017
Ali Al Saeedi Ali Al Saeedi ...  Lead Insurgent 2 episodes, 2017
Joshua Phipps Joshua Phipps ...  Spc. Stephen Hiller 2 episodes, 2017
Josh Vinyard ...  Pfc. Bune 2 episodes, 2017
Derrick Gilbert Derrick Gilbert ...  Chaplain kid (uncredited) 2 episodes, 2017
Felicia M. Reyes ...  FRG Spouse / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Ronnie Sanders Ronnie Sanders ...  Party Goer / ... 2 episodes, 2017
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The Long Road Home tells the story of the eight-hour battle in Sadr City on April 4, 2004, that followed the ambush of a newly-arrived American platoon. Told in real time through the eyes of untested soldiers in combat for the first time, their families anxiously awaiting news on the home front, and ordinary Iraqis trapped in the chaos of war, the series gives viewers an intimate and unforgettable portrait of what it's really like to go to war. Based on Martha Raddatz's acclaimed New York Times-bestselling book.

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Trivia

The pilots used in the MEDEVAC scene were assigned to the actual Dustoff unit used for the mission in 2004. Although the HH-60M helicopter is not period correct, it is a C 2-227 AV aircraft. The medic and crew chief used in the scene are not actors, and were also C 2-227 soldiers. See more »

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Would you want to do it?
6 December 2017 | by cleishmainsSee all my reviews

I really can't understand all the negative reviews this series has garnered as I really enjoyed it. It's not the best acted but it depicts a true series of events and does an excellent job of showing how badly the American forces had prepared for urban warfare at that time.

Sending an open truck, without a radio and full of troops into streets of multi-storey buildings packed with well armed insurgents is obviously, in hindsight, just madness but that was what the American military did. In a similar fashion the UK sent out unarmoured Land Rover Defenders before finding out that they tended to get blown up by unscrupulous terrorists. Lessons were learned the hard way back then and the series does a good job of showing that.

Yes the "homeland" stuff is occasionally a bit cheesy but people "Get over yourselves!" and see the entire series for, overall, a relatively inexpensive good bit of TV entertainment.


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7 November 2017 (USA) See more »

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Fort Hood, Texas, USA

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