Published on 22 Sep 2011 | over 5 years ago
The HBO documentary - The Battle for Marjah
Chronicling the exploits of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division during Operation Moshtarak. The main target of the offensive was widely considered to be Marjah, which had been controlled for years by Taliban militants as well as drug traffickers.
Afghan troops were given a lead role, comprising about 60% of those troops. Around 8,000 ground forces and 7,000 support troops were involved including American, British, French, Canadian, and Danish forces under ISAF Command.
This is the story of the Marines who fought and bleed there.