The National Geographic drama series The Long Road Home tells a version of the story of the battle for Sadr City in 2004, a key moment in the war in Iraq. Newly-released emails and other documents from the US Army detail the extensive military support on the TV series, and how they repeatedly bent their own rules on providing assistance to entertainment productions. In this exclusive for Shadowproof I examine the documents and speak with Cindy Sheehan – whose son died in Sadr City – and Chris Henrikson, a veteran and outspoken critic of the Iraq War.

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