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Detailed account of Osama bin Laden raid!!!
 Part of channel(s): Afghanistan (current event), Death of Osama bin Laden (promoted)

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/08/08/110808fa_fact_schmidle?currentPage=all
Shortly after eleven o’clock on the night of May 1st, two MH-60 Black Hawk helicopters lifted off from Jalalabad Air Field, in eastern Afghanistan, and embarked on a covert mission into Pakistan to kill Osama bin Laden. Inside the aircraft were twenty-three Navy SEALs from Team Six, which is officially known as the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, or DEVGRU. A Pakistani-American translator, whom I will call Ahmed, and a dog named Cairo—a Belgian Malinois—were also aboard. It was a moonless evening, and the helicopters’ pilots, wearing night-vision goggles, flew without lights over mountains that straddle the border with Pakistan. Radio communications were kept to a minimum, and an eerie calm se

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Added: Aug-6-2011 Occurred On: Aug-6-2011
By: lusthog03
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