Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War (2016): S01E03 – We All have to Get Home

Introduction 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. Outline With the war in quagmire, the Australian Army’s main fighting force, the Infantry, is sent to join a coalition surge to break through, defeat the insurgency, and train an Afghan… Read More

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

Introduction 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. Outline 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,… Read More

Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War (2016): S01E01 – Acts of War

Introduction 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. Outline This episode shows how American and Australia were sucked into war against the Taliban government in Afghanistan, one of the poorest countries on Earth bit, for hundreds of years, a… Read More

Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War Documentary Series Overview (2016)

Introduction 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. Outline In their own words and their own extraordinary, never-before-seen helmet-cam battle footage, Australia’s fighting men and women lay bare their hearts in an epic series – not just how they… Read More

Surviving Helmand (2021)

Introduction Inspiring documentary on the war in Afghanistan told through emotional testimonies of three Welsh soldiers and a bereaved mother. Outline Four inspirational people deeply affected by the conflict in Afghanistan – two soldiers who overcame the deep psychological impact of their experiences, one who lost a leg, and a bereaved, campaigning mother – tell… Read More

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land (2020): S01E04

Introduction 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). Outline As a result… Read More

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land (2020): S01E03

Introduction 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). Outline The Soviet army… Read More

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land (2020): S01E02

Introduction 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). Outline In 1979, Afghanistan… Read More

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land (2020): S01E01

Introduction 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). Outline In the 1960s,… Read More

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land Documentary Series Overview (2020)

Introduction 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). Outline A look at… Read More