Season 1, Episode 5 A Burning Dog
First Aired: August 10, 2008
Despite an armored division's punishing response to 1st 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 battlefield prompts more questions than answers about the enemy; a roadblock in Al Muwaffiqiyah tests the Marines' ever-changing rules of engagement.
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- Premiered: July 13, 2008
- Rating: TV-MA
- Premise: A seven-part miniseries about an elite Marine unit in the first weeks of the Iraq War, based on the book by Evan Wright, a reporter who was embedded with the First Recon Battalion as they crossed the border from Kuwait. (more)