Comment by Jim Campbell
September 1st, 2021
As is often the case, “The Truth Can be stranger than fiction.
Airborne Rangers who answered the call thought they were going out for a cake walk, a walk in the park if you will.
They were unprepared for the action on the ground arriving with enough ammunition for such an outing they quickly found themselves in over their heads, out manned and out gunned.
Once again what were we doing there?
Medeling inthe affairs of other countries civil wars will always be a losing proposition.
Sure we might win a skirmish or two but rarely a war.
Drawing of a helicopter on a wall of a house located at the first American helicopter crash site in Mogadishu. The Somali word on the helicopter’s side, kulva, is an attempt to spell the word “Cobra,” which was one kind of…
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