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Old 22-12-2012, 01:44 AM   #586
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Operation Gothic Serpent was a military operation conducted by special operations forces of the United States with the primary mission of capturing warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid. The operation took place in Somalia, Africa from August to October 1993 and was supervised by the Joint Special Operations Command...
A handful of remaining Army Rangers and Delta Force operatives run the "Mogadishu Mile" from the crash site back to the Pakistani Stadium, in the UN Safe Zone. The movie ends detailing the results of the raid - 19 US soldiers were killed, with over 1,000 Somalis dead. Michael Durant was released after 11 days of captivity...



Yuri Orlov, an American gunrunner of Ukrainian origin, stands in a sea of spent shell casings. He states that with over 550 million firearms in worldwide circulation, there is one firearm for every twelve people on the planet- and ponders how to arm the other eleven. The opening credits follow, set to Buffalo Springfield's "For What it's Worth". The life of a 7.62x39mm round is depicted as it is made in the Soviet Union, shipped to a warzone in Africa, loaded into the magazine of an AK-47 and fired into the head of a child soldier...
Historical accuracy/Plot details on the illegal arms market, particularly regarding purchases for West Africa in early 1990s, are closely based on real stories and people originating from the former Soviet Union..
A brief postscript notes that, while private arms dealers do conduct a lot of business, the 5 largest arms exporters – the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, France, and China – are also the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council...However, the scenes of Interpol as an acting security agency are entirely fictional...


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