Battle of Mogadishu (1993) - 1st battle of Mogadishu,Somalia Oct.3-4 1993..18 . It was intended to last only an hour,but turned into an overnight standoff in the city. It resulted in 20 deaths.80 wounded and one helicopter pilot captured.among the raid party and rescue forces,including Pakistani,and Malaysian troops.US sources estimate between 1,500 and 3,000 Somali causalities,including civilians.
Battle of Mogadishu (1993) - Somali militia and armed civilian fighters shot down 2 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The operation to secure & recover crews of both helicopters drew the raid into an overnight standoff in the city. Operation resulted in 18 deaths, 80 wounded & one helicopter pilot captured among the US raid party and rescue forces. One Pakistani soldier and 1 Malaysian soldier were killed. American sources estimate between 1500 & 3000 Somali casualties, including civilians.
UN vehicle burning into battle of Mogadishu (3-4/10/1993). Osama bin Laden says of this alQaeda attack after into interview and when speak to Atan alBari http://rare911.tumblr.com/post/33419946906/un-vehicle-burning-into-battle-of-mogadishu
#1 ....... Remembering the 18 soldiers who perished during the Battle of Mogadishu (Somalia) which began on this day in 1993. 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta MSG Gary Ivan Gordon SFC Randy Shughart SSG Daniel D. Busch SFC Earl Robert Fillmore, Jr. 28 MSG Timothy "Griz" Lynn Martin 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment CPL James "Jamie" E. Smith SPC James M. Cavaco SGT James Casey Joyce CPL Richard "Alphabet" W. Kowalewski, Jr.