Against the Odds: The Battle of Ramadi DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024930
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 43
Copyright: 2014

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Chronicles the actions taken by U.S. forces to infiltrate and secure the city of Ramadi, Iraq in 2006. After Ramadi became the main stronghold of the al-Qaeda insurgency in Iraq, Colonel MacFarland devised a radical plan to send troops into the heart of the city. The program interviews the soldiers would fought against the odds to give America a victory and help turn the tide of war, a triumph that sustained until January, 2014. NOTE: This program depicts scenes of warfare and acts of violence and may be inappropriate for some viewers. Please preview before sharing in a classroom environment.