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How a single firefight in Afghanistan unraveled a Hollywood vision of war | Task & Purpose

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Brian Thompson was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division before exiting the military to pursue becoming a screenwriter. In this piece for Task & Purpose, he reflects on a dissociative firefight in Afghanistan and his expectations of service versus reality. His motivation for writing is his desire to reveal the truth of issues that matter to him.

Source: https://taskandpurpose.com/history/afghanistan-firefight-hollywood-vision-war/


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