RESTREPO

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RESTREPO

Post by redfish » Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:51 pm

Anybody watch the documentary on the national geographic last night? Wow, powerful stuff. Moving and REAL.
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Re: RESTREPO

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Wed Dec 01, 2010 7:31 pm

What was it called and about?
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Re: RESTREPO

Post by redfish » Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:07 am

Sorry, it was called Restrepo. It was about a 15 man outpost in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. It's where that SSG earned his medal of honor. The journalists spent the year with these guys. Lot of action and a lot of fun interaction with the guys. Very real. Made me remember some good times and a few bad but it was good and worth watching.
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Re: RESTREPO

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:07 am

I am watching it now at http://vidreel.com/video/OTIyMzY4/#
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Re: RESTREPO

Post by redfish » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:25 am

What ya think?
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Re: RESTREPO

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:44 pm

I was at work and ended up having to stop. I work with veterans and think maybe all the shooting and explosions wasn't exactly going over very well. I'll finish it tomorrow or over the weekend here at the house.
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