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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

Tuesday 9:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic (US)
1 Season, 5 Episodes
November 7, 2017
Action, Drama, Mini-Series
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The Long Road Home Full Episode Guide

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

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

  • Lt. Shane Aguero and his platoon take refuge in an Iraqi house and set up defensive positions. Volesky and Denomy launch a rescue mission. At Fort Hood rumors of an attack start circulating.

  • It's the first day on patrol for Task Force Lancer when troops under Lt. Shane Aguero are ambushed during a routine sanitation mission.

  • Go behind the scenes and on the set of National Geographic's new scripted series, The Long Road Home. Hear from the real soldiers and families and see how the events of Black Sunday are being brought to life thirteen years later.

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