NARRATOR: My name is Richmond Montgomery. I have served in the United States Army for over 35 years.
GENERAL RICHMOND MONTGOMERY: Hello Emily. Have them turn on the Big Board for me, would you? Thanks so much.
NARRATOR: Helmuth Moltke said “no plan survives contact with the enemy.” Only he said it in German, not English. Today I am about to learn whether or not that theory is true.
NARRATOR: We have been preparing for this moment for years. Studied every possible outcome. prepared for every contingency.
NARRATOR: And even after all the study… after all our preparations… I find myself asking “is this really necessary? Is this danger actually real?” After all, we’re talking about one man’s ego…
NARRATOR: … how dangerous could it actually be?