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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian30 Dec 2022 9:40 p.m. PST

It was fall 2019, and there was a near certainty that the American-run Baledogle Military Airfield in the middle of Somalia was going to be attacked. The cavalry troops defending it knew the strike would be big -- and they were right…

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Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP31 Dec 2022 3:03 p.m. PST

Yes, I saw that … Yep US troops can fight …

Tgunner Supporting Member of TMP01 Jan 2023 11:13 a.m. PST

"Plus, a month before, unit engineers had dug a ditch around the airfield, and "any vehicle smaller than a tank would get stuck in the ditch before it got to the fence line," the release said.

"So to repel an attack the Americans dug a moat? LOL! The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP01 Jan 2023 4:39 p.m. PST

An old ditch … still seems to work.

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