The film is based on the book by Mitchell Zukoffa, which is based on a true story of an armed attack on US consulate in Libya that took place in 2012. On the anniversary of the tragic events of September eleventh, a group of fanatical Islamists attack the consulate building in Benghazi, leaving four killed American citizens, including the ambassador.
As you know, soldiers are obliged to obey orders and do not have the right to disobey, but sometimes the call of conscience is far more important indications. A group of six former soldiers, now is the elite troops for the protection of high officials, watches as gunmen attack the defenseless people. High bosses ordered them not to intervene, despite the fact that under the threat of a lot of innocent people, to act in the fight ordered only as a last resort.
However, they make their decision, seemingly the only correct one, and act in the fight against terrorists, let this fight and will be their last, obviously lost, but because it is the duty of any military – to protect the citizens of his native country. The film takes a high place in the ratings of America, despite the fact that he had been severely criticized by the CIA since its release in theaters. “