OUTSIDE THE WIRE

The Iraq War you won’t see on the evening news.  Follow the captivating journey of filmmaker, reporter and former Marine JD Johannes in the poignant and in-depth look at the war in Iraq.  Witness actual battle scenes and testimonies from soldiers on why they fight and what it is like to go outside the wire and into combat.

5 EPISODES


EPISODE One:  CALL SIGN VENGEANCE    
Running Time:  55 Minutes
Synopsis:  Shot in 2005, follows a Marine Corps infantry unit through their deployment to the Fallujah area.    


EPISODE Two:  DANGER CLOSE  
Running Time:  22 Minutes
Synopsis:  An in-depth look at the fierce battle between the U.S. Army and Al Qaida.  Meet the heroic paratroopers who defeated Al Qaida in one of Iraq's most dangerous places.


EPISODE Three:  ANABAR AWAKENS            

 Running Time:  36 Minutes

Synopsis:  The greatest strategic turn-around of the Iraq War--the tribes of Al Anbar province joining with the coalition to fight Al Qaida.  Hear from tribal leaders and coalition officers how Al Anbar went from being "lost" to "won" in less than a year.


EPISODE Four:  BAGHDAD SURGE    

 Running Time:  55 Minutes
Synopsis:  See the tactics that led to the success of the troop surge up close and in person.  Follow an Army infantry Captain through a typical 'day-of-the-surge' and see the battle for Baghdad from the asphalt level.


EPISODE Five:  BAGHDAD HAPPENS   
Running Time:  38 Minutes
Synopsis:  Ride along with U.S. Soldiers as they get into a firefight, capture a terrorist and rescue a hostage during a typical afternoon in Baghdad.