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Heroes Under Fire: Escape from Liberia DVD

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  • Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 50 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: History Channel

Under fire in the middle of a chaotic civil war, brave State Department Agents go above-and-beyond to aid besieged American journalists.

  • Agents of the Diplomatic Security Service rescue journalists trapped in Liberia's deadly turmoil.
  • Each episode presents the detailed story of an extraordinary encounter.
  • Gripping profiles of courage in the most difficult circumstances.


From Delta Force Operators to CIA Field Officers, SWAT teams to Navy SEALs, HEROES UNDER FIRE recounts the stories of those who distinguish themselves above all others in perilous situations of combat, rescue missions, covert assignments, drug wars, and hostile intelligence operations.

Monrovia, Liberia. September 20, 1998: with the city in anarchic chaos, Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Special Agents brave the deadly streets to rescue pinned-down American journalists.

DSS Special Agents Tony Diebler, Scott Folensbee and Steve Fakan have completed their mission. All American diplomats and civilians under their purview are accounted for and safe within the walls of the US Embassy. After days navigating the deadly streets of Monrovia, Liberia's rebel-torn capital, they are battle-scarred and exhausted.

Then word arrives of a group of journalists trapped in a nearby hotel, and the agents don't hesitate for a moment. Hesitation would mean certain death for the reporters. As they once again duck bullets and hand grenades in the raging streets, HEROES UNDER FIRE thrillingly recounts their selfless act.

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