War and Warfare

Retaking the Koidu Diamond Fields From Executive Outcomes, Against All Odds.

Chapter 28 Retaking the Koidu Diamond Fields By Eeben Barlow  Anyone planning to fight a successful armed anti-government or terrorist campaign ought to know that one of the primary objectives (apart from causing mass enemy casualties and loss of materiel) is the denial of funds to the rebel or terrorist …

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Oklahoma City Bombing, 168 Killed

Timothy McVeigh at WacoMcVeigh was responsible for bombing the Oklahoma City building on April 19, 1995. On the morning of April 19, 1995, two men committed an unthinkable act of terror against their own country, detonating a bomb outside the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City. That bomb killed 168 people, including 19 …

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Marines Set A New Record By Harold Hutchison From the December 2012 issue of SOF SURPRISE FOR THE TALIBAN On 12 February, 2012, some Taliban insurgents had no idea that death was coming for them. But come it did, in the form of a record-setting shot by United States Marines. …

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Lt. Henry Harboard, ‘The Breaker’ Morant: the closing arguments, the request for pardon and the execution

Lieutenant Henry Harboard (Harry) ‘The Breaker’ Morant Australian War Memorial’s Side of the Story: Better known for the manner of his death before a firing squad than what he did in life, Harry Morant is believed to have been born on 9 December 1864 at Somerset in England. Much of …

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Operation Urgent Fury, the 1983 invasion of Grenada

Operation Urgent Fury, the 1983 invasion of Grenada, begins. A flight of #USArmy UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters depart from Point Salines Airfield after offloading troops. Introduction Army.mil All photos are from Department of Defense files. At the end of the Vietnam War and the end of selective service, the United …

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