The Iraq War’s assault on the city of Fallujah in 2004 was one of the most tragic events of the entire conflict. The destruction brought about by US military forces was unprecedented and devastating. In November of that year, a documentary titled “Fallujah: The Hidden Massacre” was released to tell this horrifying story.
The documentary, which first aired on Italy’s RAI state television network, is based on firsthand testimonies and documents from survivors and human rights organizations that went inside the city during the offensive. It exposes the use of chemical weapons and incendiary bombs used by US forces, as well as its indiscriminate violence against civilians and children – something that many embedded journalists were not allowed to witness or report on.
The film also includes shocking footage captured by NBC journalist with an embedded team who filmed a marine shooting an unarmed and wounded warrior inside a Fallujah Mosque. This footage was immediately shared around the world, despite attempts to keep it secret.
To truly understand what happened in Fallujah in 2004, everyone should watch “Fallujah: The Hidden Massacre.” It tells a story that doesn’t often get told; one of tragedy, horror, and injustice inflicted upon innocent people by their own government. This film is essential viewing for anyone looking to gain a better understanding of what really happened there – a story too important for anyone to ignore.