Against the Odds on American Heroes Channel showcases awe-inspiring stories of bravery, solidarity and strength on the battlefield. An outnumbered group of soldiers finds themselves in a life-or-death situation. Their enemy is larger, stronger, and determined to win. It’s the real-life “Band of Brothers” as they come together to prove they can’t be beat, doing whatever it takes to overcome the cards stacked against them. (Source: The Military Channel)
The show features the paratroopers of Fighting Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment who fought and died from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest.
When Colonel MacFarland arrived in Iraq's deadliest city, the odds could not have been worse. Al-Qaeda had arrogantly declared Ramadi, capital of a new caliphate. The boys of MacFarland’s Ready First Combat Team would fight to give America a clear victory.