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6/25/2018 7:04:05 PM
Posted: 1/25/2001 3:36:34 PM EDT
by Mark Bowden. Any of you guys read the book? Lots of details about the Rangers and birds over Mogideshu, Somalia. Seems like a good book as I am half way thru it. Anyone been there and read the book? Looked like real hot firefights at times. steady
Link Posted: 1/25/2001 3:49:52 PM EDT
Great book. Checkout the official web site. They many more pixs and maps. A lot of real interesting stuff. http://www.philly.com/packages/somalia/nov16/default16.asp Oh yes, while you are there check out the definition of a CAR15, in the GLOSSARY section. They call "CAR-15 - Colt Automatic Rifle 15, an automatic weapon......" we all know that the "C" it stands for 'collapsible' stock.
Link Posted: 1/25/2001 3:59:46 PM EDT
Great book, soon to be a movie.
Link Posted: 1/25/2001 4:25:08 PM EDT
I read it. Good Book. I am a little apprehensive about hollywood getting their mits on the story, though. All the World's Finest! http://www.Lightfighter.com
Link Posted: 1/25/2001 6:47:50 PM EDT
Love the slang in the book. SP "skinny popper" (MP5), and "bullet magnet" (humVees)! Maybe I will get thru with it in a couple days. Lots of shooting, and weapons. Lots of damage to folks.
Link Posted: 1/25/2001 7:07:02 PM EDT
Good info on ammo not to use.
Link Posted: 1/25/2001 7:18:13 PM EDT
just finished it and gave to my dad to read while recooperating from bypass--there is more shooting in this book than anything i've ever read-i just wish it was fiction...Dick
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