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Generation Kill

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.

Premiered: July 13, 2008

Rating: TV-MA

User Rating:4.79 out of 5 (56 ratings)

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Part 7: Bomb in the Garden Season 1, Episode 7 Aug 24, 2008 Subscription

Bravo reaches Baghdad, where the men are shocked by the size and scope of the city. They set up shop in an abandoned cigarette factory and get a chance to rest for a bit, although the factory grounds aren't quite as secure as they'd like. Hampered by having only one translator for the battalion, First Recon can only send sporadic patrols into the city.

Part 6: Stay Frosty Season 1, Episode 6 Aug 17, 2008 Subscription

Outside of Al Kut, Captain America is over-eager in his attempts to subdue a prisoner, while his men's growing disillusionment with his command is growing more apparent. Meanwhile, Ferrando relays to his officers the news that his counterpart in the Regimental Combat Team has been relieved of duty despite achieving his objective.

Part 5: A Burning Dog Season 1, Episode 5 Aug 10, 2008 Subscription

As they scope a tiny hamlet, the men of Bravo are frustrated by the capricious nature of the war, and Colbert struggles to defend the actions of the higher-ups. First Recon finally gets to use their skills and exploit intelligence from Iraqi locals about an ambush at a bridge ahead. For once, First Recon isn't tasked with heading straight into the ambush.

Part 4: Combat Jack Season 1, Episode 4 Aug 3, 2008 Subscription

Having raced to capture the airfield, First Recon is now miles ahead of the rest of the American force and has some time to rest and regroup. The abandoned supply truck has been looted and destroyed and the company is now down to one meal a day.

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  • Premiered: July 13, 2008
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • User Rating:4.79 out of 5 (56 ratings)
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  • 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)

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