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Several members of Lieutenant DiTomasso's Chalk 2 saw Super 61 go down. Some of them were adamant that the Chalk hurry to the site to secure it and protect any survivors. The Lieutenant radioed Captain Steele for permission. Steele was …
Several members of Lieutenant DiTomasso's Chalk 2 saw Super 61 go down. Some of them were adamant that the Chalk hurry to the site to secure it and protect any survivors. The Lieutenant radioed Captain Steele for permission. Steele was reluctant. If DiTomasso took his Chalk to the crash site, the northeast corner of the perimeter would be unprotected. He finally agreed to let DiTomasso take a portion of the Chalk and leave a single fire team to guard the perimeter. This scenario simulates Chalk 2's run to Super 61's crash. It isn't an exact replication, but the forces shown are darn close, and they allow the gamer to learn the system.
The Battle of Mogadishu, also known as the Black Hawk Down incident, was part of Operation Gothic Serpent. It was fought on 3–4 October 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia, between forces of the United States, supported by UNOSOM II, against the forces of the Somali National Alliance (SNA) and citizens of south Mogadishu. The battle was part of the broader Somali Civil War that had begun in 1991. The United Nations had initially become involved to provide food aid to alleviate starvation in the south of the country, but in the months preceding the battle, had shifted the mission to establishing democracy and restoring a central government. Seven months after the deployment of U.S. troops to Somalia, on June 5, 1993, the U.N. would suffer the worst loss of its peacekeepers in decades when the Pakistani contingent was attacked while inspecting an SNA weapons storage site. Mohammed Farah Aidid, head of the SNA, would become a fugitive after UNOSOM II blamed his faction for the incident and a hunt for him would begin that would characterize most of the U.N. intervention up until the Battle of Mogadishu.
Wikipedia: Battle of Mogadishu (1993)