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Occupation

Three-part drama about three British soldiers who have difficulty adjusting to civilian life after serving tours of duty in Iraq. For very different reasons, each decides to return to Basra to finish what they felt was left incomplete.

Premiered: October 18, 2009

Rating: TV-14

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Episode 2 Season 1, Episode 2 Oct 18, 2009 Subscription

Danny tries to negotiate for Hibbs' release from his kidnappers. Mike's son joins the army, and Mike promises to return to Iraq to keep an eye on him. When Aliyah's husband is kidnapped, the men's journeys all fuse in a tense and emotional finale.

Episode 1 Season 1, Episode 1 Oct 18, 2009 Subscription

Iraq, April 2003. Soldiers Danny and Hibbs help an injured comrade while Sergeant Mike Swift takes an injured Iraqi girl to the hospital. After coming home at the end of their tour, all three men decide to return to Basra, but for very different reasons.

Season 1 Season 1, Episode 0 Paid

Occupation is a powerful, affecting drama that traces the lives of three British soldiers from the first moments of the invasion of Basra in April 2003 to the present. Set against the backdrop of growing sectarian conflict in Iraq, awash with billions of dollars from the US, their three distinct but inter-woven journeys come to define not just their lives but the war and the occupation of Basra itself.

Episode 2 Season 0, Episode 2 Jun 17, 2009 Paid

Hibbs ventures out into the hostile streets of Basra alone and falls into the hands of kidnappers. Danny tries to negotiate for Hibbs' release. Aliyah is working in impossible conditions, with growing fundamentalism in Basra. When her husband is kidnapped and Mike's son Richard faces mortal danger, Mike, Danny and Hibbs' journeys all fuse in a tense and emotional finale. The three friends, once united in battle, are torn apart by the aftermath.

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  • Premiered: October 18, 2009
  • Rating: TV-14
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