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Bravery & Sacrifice

Isle-based troops were among the casualties in a doomed mission retold in the new film "Lone Survivor"

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 11, 2014

~~<p>Hawaii isn't highlighted in the movie &quot;Lone Survivor,&quot; but the sacrifice and service of military members based here runs through it before, during and after the battle and ill-fated rescue mission upon which the more than $40 million drama is based.</p>
<p>The Afghanistan war movie, which opened Friday, tells the true story of four Navy SEALs -- three of whom were based at Pearl Harbor -- who were attacked in 2005 high on a mountainside in Kunar province by a much larger enemy force.</p>
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Hawaii isn't highlighted in the movie "Lone Survivor," but the sacrifice and service of military members based here runs through it before, during and after the battle and ill-fated rescue mission upon which the more than $40 million drama is based.

The Afghanistan war movie, which opened Friday, tells the true story of four Navy SEALs -- three of whom were based at Pearl Harbor -- who were attacked in 2005 high on a mountainside in Kunar province by a much larger enemy force. Login for more...



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