- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: December 16, 2005
Special agents from the U.S. State Department risked their lives to protect the newly elected president of Haiti in 2004.
- Gripping profiles of courage in the most difficult circumstances.
- Each episode presents the detailed story of an extraordinary encounter.
- As Haiti explodes in violence and chaos, U.S. agents risk their lives to preserve order.
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.
In February of 2004, the Caribbean nation of Haiti was in a state of chaos, and special agents from the U.S. State Department were at the center of the storm. Agent Christopher Belmonti braved a barrage of bullets to save a woman found on the side of the road with her hands tied behind her back. Alston A. Richardson risked his life to protect Boniface Alexandre, the newly sworn-in President. These are just two of the action-packed stories presented as HEROES UNDER FIRE plunges into a country gripped by chaos and violence.