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U.S. Army Rangers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, based at Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah, Ga., conduct a nighttime airfield seizure, April 14, 2015, at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C. This routine exercise called Multi-Lateral Airborne Training (MLAT), is conducted by special operations forces utilizing advanced training and aircraft to maintain a high level of readiness for the military personnel involved. (U.S. Air National Guard photos by Tech. Sgt. Jorge Intriago/ Released)

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Black Hawk Down- Never before seen footage of America’s battle in Somalia

Photo story:  Original footage of the First Battle of Mogadishu (3-4 October, 1993), during which two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters were shot down by RPGs and three others were damaged (Left). Scene from the Oscar-winning war film ‘Black Hawk Down’ based on the true incident (Right)

A lot of people in America and the world know about what happened in America’s first battle against Al Qaeda 20 years ago. Thanks to the Oscar winning film ‘Black Hawk Down’ that depicted the incidents of the First Battle of Mogadishu occurred in between 3-4 October, 1993. Now the whole world can watch how the actual battle unfolded as American news magazine ‘60 minutes’ obtained the never before seen military footage of the war. The report by Lara Logan contains the classified images and war veterans’ eyewitness accounts of the war.