IS BASED ON…
Thank You For Your Service – David Finkel
This 2013 non-fiction follow up to The Good Soldiers, written by American journalist David Finkel, examines the lives of US soldiers 2-16 Infantry Battalion who served in Baghdad as they struggle to readjust back at home.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the themes that is dealt with in the book.
The screenwriter who adapted Finkel’s book also directs the film in his directorial debut.
While Thank You For Your Service is about life after the war, the prequel book, The Good Soldiers is about life in Baghdad, Iraq in 2007 and 2008.