Winner of 3 Emmys

From creators Ed Burns and David Simon (The Wire), this seven-part miniseries focuses on the first 40 days of the war in Iraq, as told by an elite group of U.S. Marines.

The Endurance of Gen Kill

Ten years after its debut, the series remains timely as ever.

Iraqi refugees walk past Brad Colbert and marine unit
How the Series Defies Expectations

The series defies the rules of the genre, presenting the realities of modern-day combat in sometimes funny, sometimes shocking, but always unexpected fashion.

Marine humvee in city street
Getting the Little Things Right

A Marine who took part in the invasion depicted in the miniseries shares just how accurate the show is.


Start From the Beginning

Marines in Kuwait awaiting orders to invade Iraq are joined by a writer from Rolling Stone, in the first episode, "Get Some."

?Grippingly powerful.?

? The Washington Post


David Simon and His Crew Celebrate 20 Years of Storytelling

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Alexa Fogel Talks Casting Oz, The Wire and Other HBO Favorites

The casting director looks back on memorable auditions, and reveals which role was the toughest to fill.


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