Horse Soldiers of 9/11 (2012)

It was the news the world waited for after the 9/11 terror attacks: a report of the first American troops on the ground in Afghanistan. All at once, the world's attention focused on an ... See full summary »

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Alex Quade

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Alex Quade
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Douwe Blumberg Douwe Blumberg ... Himself - Interviewee / Sculptor
Max Bowers Max Bowers ... Himself - Interviewee / Green Beret
Bart Decker Bart Decker ... Himself - Interviewee / Combat Controller
Joe Jung Joe Jung ... Himself - Interviewee / Green Beret
Alex Quade ... Herself - War Reporter
Gary Sinise ... Himself - Narrator
Christopher Spence Christopher Spence ... Himself - Interviewee / Green Beret
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It was the news the world waited for after the 9/11 terror attacks: a report of the first American troops on the ground in Afghanistan. All at once, the world's attention focused on an iconic photo of small teams of U.S. Special Operations Forces doing something no American military had done in nearly a century: ride horses into combat. That photo inspired artist Douwe Blumberg to sculpt a monument to these 'Horse Soldiers' now at ground zero. Alex Quade's short documentary expands on her original investigative reports for CNN.com and The Washington Times. Vice President Joe Biden quoted Ms. Quade's stories during the dedication of the statue in New York. "The courage of the first into battle is what guarantees the courage of those that follow," Vice President Biden said. "Horse Soldiers of 9/11" is the winner of a National Edward R. Murrow Award, an American Legion 4th Estate Award, Military Reporters & Editors Award, a Communicator Award, a Telly Award, a Monarch Film Festival ...

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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20 May 2012 (USA) See more »

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Afghanistan See more »

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Alex Quade Films See more »
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Featured in Behind the Stories: War Reporter Alex Quade (2013) See more »

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The Ballad of the Green Berets Fight On
Written by Barry Sadler (as Barry A. Sadler), Robin Moore, Steve Amerson, John Campbell
Performed by Steve Amerson
Copyright: © 2012 Eastaboga Music Co. (ASCAP) & Steve Amerson Music (BMI) & Evan Hale Music Co. (ASCAP)
Master Recording Credits: As recorded by Steve Amerson; p 2012 Amerson Music Ministries, Inc.
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