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Guns Of Black Hawk Down

Guns Of Black Hawk Down

As we approach another anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, let’s take a look at the guns of Black Hawk Down. This American military operation in Somalia was part of the wider Somali civil war, which had been going on since 1991. Meant as a raid to capture self-proclaimed president Mohammed Farah Aideed and two […]

photo of a us gulf war soldier watching the oil fields during the gulf war

Weapons of the Persian Gulf War

The Shield & The Storm: Gulf War Weapons Good or bad, the Persian Gulf War of late 1990-early 1991 broke a long drought of full-scale armed conflict involving the U.S. Not since the end of the ground war in Vietnam had American forces assembled en masse to engage enemy forces. It was a return to […]