In the early 1970’s Afghanistan was at a cross road between modernity and tradition, and Islam and Communism. When the communists seized power, the contradictions exploded and a never-ending war began.
Also known as Afghanistan: Das verwundete Land (original German title) and Afghanistan: The Injured Country (Informal literal English title).
In 1979, Afghanistan is invaded by the Soviet army. Several Afghans call for a holy war. This is the start of what many call the Soviet Vietnam War. Featuring insight into the guerrilla war.
Afghanistan: The Wounded Land Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 07 April 2020.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Country: Germany.
- Language: German and English.