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On The Ground Podcast

English, History, 1 season, 10 episodes, 5 hours, 10 minutes
Young soldiers' lives forever changed, not by enemy but by 'friendly fire'. Audrey Gillan was on the ground with them in Iraq and teams up with Dan Maudsley to investigate.
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On The Ground: Investigating one of the most infamous friendly fire incidents of the Iraq war.
8/10/20202 minutes, 22 seconds
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#1 Friend Or Foe?

The young soldiers are excited to head to Iraq but dubious about taking a woman reporter.
8/10/202031 minutes, 23 seconds
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#2 Can You Handle It?

Audrey nervously accepts her plum reporting job and soon faces the realities of war.
8/10/202027 minutes, 43 seconds
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#3 The Day Everything Changed

D Squadron meets enemy resistance. But the deadliest challenge comes from their own side.
8/10/202036 minutes, 45 seconds
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#4 A Cowboy Out On A Jolly?

Was the US pilot who fired on them ‘a cowboy out on a jolly’? They relive the darkest day
8/10/202032 minutes, 37 seconds
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#5 Get Him. Get Him.

US pilot Gus Kohntopp fired the deadly shots but should his commander take more of blame?
8/10/202033 minutes, 27 seconds
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#6 Lightning Three Four

They meet the only US serviceman in the ‘friendly fire’ incident ever to speak publicly.
8/10/202045 minutes, 9 seconds
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#7 Survivor’s Guilt

The soldier who comforted Audrey under attack shares his struggle to deal with the war.
8/10/202036 minutes, 58 seconds
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#8 Friction In The Air

Could friction between the two pilots have contributed to their fatal error?
8/10/202029 minutes, 50 seconds
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#9 The Fog Of War

Audrey and the men reflect on the impact of their time on the ground in Iraq.
8/10/202033 minutes, 50 seconds