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Old     (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-10-2010, 5:34 AM Reply   

If you guys haven't seen "Restrepo" yet, I HIGHLY recommend it. It's a documentary about an American Army Plantoon that infiltrate what is now known as one of the deadliest valley's in Afghanistan.

These kids are a hardcore bunch. There are many sad moments in the movie. When they lose their friends you feel for them. I was impressed by how tasteful the movie was, no political agenda, just footage of an Army Platoon kicking ass in Afghanistan. The interviews they do after the deployment are sad as well, some of them show no real emotion, and another troop says he hates to sleep due to nightmares.

It really makes you see what's important in life. I'm so sick of Hollywood, and their retarded reality shows. These guys are the real celebrities, and should be treated as such.

Shoo-in for best documentary of 2010. 97% favorable rating on

Out on Redbox now.

Old     (pierce_bronkite)      Join Date: Jul 2003       12-10-2010, 7:59 AM Reply
Old     (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-10-2010, 8:34 AM Reply   
ahhh...well, just another reminder then
Old     (wakeboardingdad)      Join Date: Aug 2008       12-10-2010, 6:37 PM Reply   
Originally Posted by bendow View Post
ahhh...well, just another reminder then
And a bump for me to tell folks it's on Netflix!
Old     (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-10-2010, 8:08 PM Reply   
I just realized one of the guys in Restrepo was awarded the Medal of Honor. After reading the below article, it appears there was MUCH more heroic action than what was caught on camera.
Old     (helinut)      Join Date: Apr 2007       12-13-2010, 4:19 PM Reply   
Very good show. Watched it on Netflix.
Old     (worththewake)      Join Date: Nov 2006       12-13-2010, 5:37 PM Reply   
What an amazing show! Very proud that we have "kids" that have been forced to become men serving our country. All of these guys looks so young, it just makes me feel sorry for what these guys face once they return to the U.S. I appreciate their service and other guy's service to protect our freedoms!
Old     (diamonddad)      Join Date: Mar 2010       12-14-2010, 1:58 AM Reply   
Our military is the best in the world.

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