Our World: Yazidi Women: Clearing Sinjar’s Mines (2021)

Introduction BBC documentary exploring the Yazidi women helping to clear their home of mines. Part of the Our World documentary series. Outline Six years ago, Amsha escaped from captivity in northern Iraq. Like many Yazidi women, she had been held by IS militants. Today she is risking her life to clear her homeland of unexploded… Read More

Generation Kill (2008): S01E07 – Bomb in the Garden

Introduction Generation Kill is an American seven-part television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from 13 July to 24 August 2008. Outline Having reached Baghdad, Bravo Company is shocked at the size of the city; while First Recon begin doing their daily patrols in Baghdad, they find out the obstacles that they and the Iraqis… Read More

Generation Kill (2008): S01E06 – Stay Frosty

Introduction Generation Kill is an American seven-part television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from 13 July to 24 August 2008. Outline After First Recon is assigned the unfamiliar mission of escorting hundreds of civilians fleeing Baghdad, they begin to wonder if their part in the war may be ending. Lieutenant Colonel Ferrando has other… Read More

Generation Kill (2008): S01E05 – A Burning Dog

Introduction Generation Kill is an American seven-part television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from 13 July to 24 August 2008. Outline Despite an armoured division’s punishing response to First Recon’s intelligence-gathering about an ambush-in-waiting at a strategic bridge, Bravo still meets stiff resistance while making several attempts to cross it; a survey of the… Read More

Generation Kill (2008): S01E04 – Combat Jack

Introduction Generation Kill is an American seven-part television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from 13 July to 24 August 2008. Outline Grumbling in the ranks about the abandoned supply truck occupies time to kill at the captured airfield, but Bravo is soon on the move again, heading north, clearing villages and setting up a… Read More

Generation Kill (2008): S01E03 – Screwby

Introduction Generation Kill is an American seven-part television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from 13 July to 24 August 2008. Outline Bravo Company await their next orders for a recon mission, having survived its first trial by fire; Fick tries to take control of a dangerous situation; Lieutenant Colonel Ferrando issues a new, more… Read More

Generation Kill (2008): S01E02 – The Cradle of Civilisation

Introduction Generation Kill is an American seven-part television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from 13 July to 24 August 2008. Outline With the invasion of Iraq now in full swing, Sergeant Colbert tries to keep his unit focused. First Recon Marines adjust to shifting attack plans while anticipating their first contact with the enemy… Read More

Generation Kill (2008): S01E01 – Get Some

Introduction Generation Kill is an American seven-part television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from 13 July to 24 August 2008. Outline Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the Marines wait to receive their orders at Camp Mathilda in Kuwait, they learn that a Rolling Stone columnist, Evan… Read More