1st Squad, 3rd Platoon – August 2005, Marine Lance Cpl. Travis Williams

In August 2005, Marine Lance Cpl. Travis Williams and his squad were sent on a rescue mission in Barwanah, Iraq. En route, their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb. Of Travis’ entire 12-person team, he alone survived. Here, Travis reflects on the hours and days after the explosion, as well as his life now, and pays tribute to the men he left behind. ¬†Support Story Corps and keep the memories of our fallen comrades and American Heroes alive
Funding provided by:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting

In partnership with
POV

Directed by: The Rauch Brothers
Art Direction: Bill Wray
Producers: Lizzie Jacobs, Maya Millett & Mike Rauch
Animation: Tim Rauch
Audio Produced by: Yasmina Guerda & Nadia Reiman

Music (Open): Fredrik
Label: The Kora Records
Publisher: House of Hassle

Music (Close): Christopher Bowen
Label: MovieScore Media
Publisher: Christopher Bowen

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