Battleground Afghanistan ( x 60′) – looks inside the latest chapter of the Afghan conflict as seen by American Marines on the frontlines of the war. As tens of thousands of troops withdraw from Afghanistan, Capt. Ben Middendorf and his men of Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines – based at Camp Pendleton in San Diego – are staying behind to continue the fight. These Marines are taking the fight directly to the Taliban with a mission to locate, disrupt and destroy the enemy. Only they can really tell the reality of combat.
Channel: National Geographic Channel
Producer: Markus Vernon Davies
TX: 1st July 2013