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This documentary miniseries chronicles a particularly bloody battle in the US/Iraq war in which American forces fight to take a neighborhood in Baghdad. The combat action is paired with the situation back in the United States, where soldiers' families wait for news about their loved ones. The series aired in 2017 on the National Geographic cable network.

The Long Road Home is a Action & Adventure, Drama, Mini-Series series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on November 7, 2017. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5.

The Long Road Home is available for streaming on the National Geographic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Long Road Home on demand at Amazon, Hulu, National Geographic, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play, iTunes online.

Tuesday 9:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic
1 Season, 9 Episodes
November 7, 2017
Action & Adventure, Drama, Mini-Series
7.5/10
Cast: Michael Kelly, Jason Ritter, Kate Bosworth, E.J. Bonilla
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The Long Road Home Full Episode Guide

  • 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.

  • With a diminishing supply of ammunition, Bourquin struggles to signal helicopters in a desperate attempt to get the men out alive.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.