“Legion of Brothers” is a story of heroism writ bold, but it is also something more. ‘Legion of Brothers,’ a tale of how ‘less than 100 guys toppled the Taliban’ and what happened after
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For one thing, these soldiers, whose exploits director Greg Barker has wanted to film for 15 years, are thoughtful, contained men who talk with a marked lack of bravado. That is a sense of what these acts took out of these men, how difficult, even painful their combat experience was. Green Berets apparently go into war zones in 12-man teams, and “Legion of Brothers” follows two specific groups, describing what they did back in the day and showing us where they are today.