Status
Ended
Network
National Geographic (US)
SEASON
EPISODE

Action, Drama, Mini-Series

DESCRIPTION

Relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.”

Season 1

Aired 2 years ago - Dec 19, 2017

The climactic final chapter of the eight-part global scripted event series The Long Road Home. The rescuers finally punch through to the stranded platoon, but the battle hasn’t finished taking its toll, both in Sadr City and at Fort Hood. Eight hours and seven minutes after the first shots were fired, the men of the 1st Cavalry Division are reunited, and must cope with the new realities of the war. The soldiers and families honor their fallen. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 years ago - Dec 12, 2017

Aired 2 years ago - Dec 05, 2017

Tomas Young learns about the realities of war, beginning a lifelong struggle through which he'll touch countless lives.

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 28, 2017

Jassim's troubled past is revealed and his allegiances tested. Aguero is forced to make a choice that scars his platoon for the rest of their lives.

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 21, 2017

Before Staff Sgt. Robert Miltenberger’s deployment, he is overcome by a strong premonition that he will die in Iraq.

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 14, 2017

Denomy leads the first rescue into Sadr City under heavy fire. It’s clear the locals have been preparing for this ambush for weeks.

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 07, 2017

The First Cavalry Division launches a rescue mission when one of their platoons is ambushed by thousands of enemy insurgents in Baghdad. As news breaks, the lives of the soldiers' families at Fort Hood are thrown into chaos and uncertainty.