The Kill Team (2019)

Introduction The Kill Team is a 2019 American war film written and directed by Dan Krauss; a fictionalised adaptation of the events explored by an earlier documentary of the same name. Outline US Specialist Andrew Briggman becomes conflicted with his morals when his platoon, under his superior, Sergeant Deeks, participate in murdering civilians in Afghanistan,… Read More

The Hornet’s Nest (2014)

Introduction The Hornet’s Nest is a 2014 American documentary film about the Afghanistan war, directed by David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud. Outline The film follows two journalists, Mike Boettcher and Carlos Boettcher (a father and son), embedded with a group of United States Armed Forces troops sent on a mission into one of Afghanistan’s most… Read More

My Vietnam Your Iraq (2008)

Introduction My Vietnam Your Iraq tells the stories of Vietnam veterans and their children who have served in Iraq. Their stories examine the pride, challenges, fears, and the myriad of emotions they have experienced during and after deployment. Outline The Vietnam War polarised the United States in the 1960s; decades later, US involvement in Iraq… Read More

Squadron (1982): S01E10 – Cyclone

Introduction Squadron is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1982. Outline Carrying the survivors of a cyclone, the crippled Hercules of 373 Squadron is refused permission to land by an unfriendly government and is confronted by hostile fighter planes. Squadron Series You can find a full index of Squadron Series 01 here.… Read More

Squadron (1982): S01E09 – Survival

Introduction Squadron is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1982. Outline Tyson and his men are on the run, determined to evade capture and interrogation. In London Christie is fighting a conspiracy to destroy the Squadron. Squadron Series You can find a full index of Squadron Series 01 here. Production & Filming… Read More

Squadron (1982): S01E08 – Operation Hawk

Introduction Squadron is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1982. Outline Wg Cdr Tyson and Dr Susan Young are involved in the mystery surrounding a deserted airfield. Tyson’s personal relationship with an éx-RAF friend is put to the test. Squadron Series You can find a full index of Squadron Series 01 here.… Read More

Squadron (1982): S01E07 – One of Our Harriers is Missing

Introduction Squadron is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1982. Outline A Harrier fails to return after a routine exercise an a shooting range. Why is Beck from Special Branch brought in to interrogate the wife of the missing pilot? Squadron Series You can find a full index of Squadron Series 01… Read More

Squadron (1982): S01E06 – Deadline

Introduction Squadron is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1982. Outline Mike Fairchild is held prisoner by rebel forces during a South American civil war. Waiting to fly him out is Gregson – whose plane has hijackers aboard. Squadron Series You can find a full index of Squadron Series 01 here. Production… Read More

Squadron (1982): S01E05 – The Veteran

Introduction Squadron is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1982. Outline An American veteran of Vietnam is posted to 373 Squadron to instruct the helicopter pilots, but meets a wall of resistance which increases when he dates Dr Susan Young – something no one else has managed. Squadron Series You can find… Read More