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Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down is a book written by Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Mark Bowden[?] chronicling the US Military's 1993 attempt to capture a Somali warlord in Mogadishu and the intense battle that resulted between US forces on duty with the United Nations and local militia and citizens.

It was turned into a film of the same name by Ridley Scott.

see also: Battle of Mogadishu

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