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A Change in the Mission

A Change in the Mission American History Geography History Social Studies Visual Arts

When "Super 61" crashed - followed, not long after, by the crash of "Super 64" - the nature of the mission changed. 

This graphic depicts the shift in focus as the original objective (to capture two of Aidid's aides) was set aside in favor of rescuing the trapped Rangers who were vastly outnumbered.


Media Credits

Graphic by Matthew Ericson, courtesy the Philadelphia Inquirer's web site on Black Hawk Down.

 

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