Actual footage

UPDATE: Christian Toto, over at Pajama’s Media, has seen the HBO Generation Kill and says “The new HBO miniseries on Iraq is well-executed, but its anti-war bias is clear.” Make sure to also read the comments.

This tip in from Kyle Smith, from today’s New York Post. Since the subject came up yesterday about fictional accounts of military action, we have here, at LiveLeak.com, hundreds of actual scenes filmed by the soldiers themselves. Smith’s story is called Wartube.

Some examples. One:

Two:

I had no idea of this site before today. But I would imagine that whatever Hollywood offers, no matter how “gritty and realistic”, cannot compare to the actual real reality as delivered directly by the soldiers. Of course, the soldiers’ own story suffers only one flaw when compared to fictionalized accounts: no slow motion (joking, just joking).

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