My War, My Story

Jan 3, 2024 | Military/War, Videos

The Iraq War has forever changed the lives of many veterans. With this powerful documentary, viewers can get an eye-opening look at the experiences of Iraq War vets from across the country and understand why some of them have come to oppose the war.

From Illinois, we meet Dave who believed he was there to help the Iraqi people, only to find families living in rubble with no running water or electricity. From New York City, Fernando speaks out against corporations profiting off those soldiers coming mostly from working-class backgrounds. Abbie is a veteran who has struggled to resume her normal life after returning home.

We also hear stories from Eric in Chicago and Jimmy in North Carolina about innocent civilian deaths at checkpoints due to accidental slaughter and ordered fire respectively. The impact on these vets can be seen long after their return home and how they struggle with their experiences.

This film, divided into ten topical sections such as Why Are We In Iraq?, Support The Troops, On Coming Home etc., provides an insightful view of what it’s really like for veterans who served in Iraq. It’s raw yet respectful look at personal accounts of those involved with candid interviews and even combat footage involving one of the vets that will leave you wanting more.

If you’re looking for an understanding of what veterans go through before, during and after deployment in war zones then this documentary is essential viewing for all ages and backgrounds. So don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience – watch it now!

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