A cemetery is no place for a firefight. But at the height of the Iraq War, U.S. Navy command chaplain Paul Shaughnessy found
himself in a fierce battle in one of the largest cemeteries in the Muslim World. Armed only with a Bible, Shaughnessy blessed the dead and calmed the living, including a young marine who thought he faced certain death.
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“Home of the Brave” is a groundbreaking AOL video series that showcases courageous military men and women from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan - from Emmy and Peabody-winning Executive Producer Shawn Efran.