Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War (2016): S01E02 – Hearts and Minds


Australian soldiers, in their own words and using never-before-seen helmet camera footage, recount the fighting, the reasons and legacy of the Afghanistan war.


This episode charts Australia’s efforts alongside Dutch forces to secure the Afghan province of Uruzgan and support the new, and increasingly corrupt, government of Hamid Karzai by building hospitals, roads, schools and police stations. The moral complexities of war hit home most profoundly when Australian soldiers face charges of manslaughter in the wake of accidental civilian death during combat.

Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War Series

You can find a full index and overview of Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 01 March 2016.
  • Rating: M/15.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: Australia.
  • Language: English.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.