The Kill Team
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Film
Cx Number: CX16077
An account of the aftermath of one American soldier's decision to turn whistleblower after his involvment in the Maywand District murders during the War in Afghanistan.
Abstract: A look into the moral tensions that tear at soldiers' psyches through the lens of one highly personal story in 2010: Private Adam Winfield was a 21-year-old soldier in Afghanistan when he attempted with the help of his father to alert the military to heinous war crimes his platoon was committing. But Winfield's pleas went unheeded. Left on his own and with threats to his life, Private Winfield was himself drawn into the moral abyss, forced to make a split-second decision that would change his life forever. 79 mins.