Battle of Mogadishu (1993)
The Battle of Mogadishu, more commonly referred to as Black Hawk Down or, locally, as the Day of the Rangers (Somali: Maalintii Rangers), was part of Operation Gothic Serpent and was fought on 3 ...
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October 3-Never Before Seen Video Of Black Hawk Down Emerges
Two Black Hawk helicopters were shot out of the sky in Somalia exactly 23 years ago in the Battle of Mogadishu, leading to the deaths of 18 Americans and thousands of Somalis.
Black Hawk Down (film)
Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American-British war film directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of the 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden based on his series of articles published in The Phi...
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Mohamed Farrah Aidid
General Mohamed Farrah Hassan Aidid (Somali: Maxamed Faarax Xasan Caydiid, Arabic: محمد فرح حسن عيديد‎) (December 15, 1934 – August 2, 1996) was a Somali military commander and faction l...
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Gary Gordon
Gary Ivan Gordon (August 30, 1960 – October 3, 1993) was a Master Sergeant in the United States Army and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. At the time of his death, he was a non-commissioned off...
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Black Hawk Down (book)
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War is a 1999 book by journalist Mark Bowden. It documents efforts by the Unified Task Force to capture Somali faction leader Mohamed Farrah Aidid in 1993, and the r...
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Jeff Struecker
Jeffrey D. Struecker (born 1969 in Fort Dodge, Iowa) is an author, pastor, and former U.S. Army Ranger who was involved in the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993. He also participated in the 1989 invasion of...
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United Nations Operation in Somalia II
United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) was the second phase of the United Nations intervention in Somalia, from March 1993 until March 1995.UNOSOM II carried on from the United States-cont...
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Delta Force: Black Hawk Down
Delta Force: Black Hawk Down is a first-person shooter video game set in the early 1990s during the Unified Task Force peacekeeping operation in Somalia. The missions take place primarily in the south...
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Lee Van Arsdale
Lee A. Van Arsdale is an American business executive and former U.S. Army officer. In 2005, Van Arsdale was named chief executive officer of Triple Canopy, Inc., a Virginia-based security services com...
William F. Garrison
William F. "Bill" Garrison is a former United States Army officer who was the commander of Operation Gothic Serpent, the military operation launched in 1993 to capture Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Ai...
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Thomas M. Montgomery
Lieutenant General Thomas M. Montgomery is a retired US Army officer who served as the deputy commander of UNOSOM I, UNITAF, and UNOSOM II in the Somali Civil War. He once referred to Mogadishu as the...
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Jonathan Howe
Jonathan Trumbull Howe (born August 24, 1935) is a retired four-star United States Navy Admiral, and was the Special Representative for Somalia to United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghal...
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Mogadishu Mile
The Mogadishu Mile refers to a route that was run by United States Army Rangers and Delta Force soldiers from a helicopter crash site to an appointed rally point held by the 10th Mountain Division on ...
Timeline of the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu
The 1993 Battle of Mogadishu, more commonly known as Black Hawk Down, was detailed by the U.S. Army and lasted from October 3 to October 4 in 1993.
13:50 – Task Force Ranger analysts receive intel...
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Somalian Revolution (1986-1992)
The Somali Rebellion started in 1986 when Siad Barre began attacking clan-based dissident groups opposed to his rule with his special forces, the "Red Berets" (Duub Cas). The dissidents had been gaini...
Randy Shughart
Randall David "Randy" Shughart (August 13, 1958 – October 3, 1993) was a United States Army soldier of the special operations unit, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1SFO...
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Keni Thomas
Keni Thomas is an American country music singer and former United States Army Ranger. Thomas was a member of Task Force Ranger as a part of Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, and served in the Battle ...
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Michael D. Steele
Michael D. Steele is a retired Colonel of the United States Army. He was a company commander in the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment during the Somalia mission Operation Gothic Serpent, which resul...
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)
The United States Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), also known as Night Stalkers, is a special operations force of the United States Army that provides helicopter aviation su...
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Howard E. Wasdin
Howard E. Wasdin (born Howard E. Wilbanks on November 8, 1961) is a former member of the United States Navy who served as a sailor in the Atlantic Fleet as well as a Navy SEAL. Following his honorable...
Somali National Alliance
The Somali National Alliance (SNA) was a political alliance formed in June 1992 in Mogadishu, Somalia, with Mohamed Farrah Aidid as its head. Its constituents included Aidid's breakaway United Somali ...
Michael Durant
Michael J. "Mike" Durant (born July 23, 1961) is an American pilot and author who was held prisoner for eleven days in 1993 after a raid in Mogadishu, Somalia. He was a member of the 160th Special Ope...
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Abdi Hasan Awale Qeybdiid
Abdi Hasan Awale or Abdi Qeybdiid (Somali: Cabdi Xasan Cawaale (Qeybdiid), Arabic: عبدي حسن عوالي قيبديد‎) was born in 1948 in Galkacyo, Somalia. He was elected on August 14th, 2012 as t...
In the Company of Heroes
In the Company of Heroes is a book by Michael Durant and Steven Hartov about Durant's experiences in the Battle of Mogadishu, Korea, the Persian Gulf, Thailand, Panama, and Iraq. In the Battle of Moga...
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Osman Ali Atto
Osman Hassan Ali Atto (c. 1940–August 5, 2013), also spelled Ato, was a Somali faction leader and politician affiliated with the Somali National Alliance.
Atto owned the biggest landed property in...
UNOSOM II
United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) was the second phase of the United Nations intervention in Somalia, from March 1993 until March 1995.UNOSOM II carried on from the United States-cont...
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