Afghan Embed: Anatomy of an Insurgent Attack

They fired at us at first from one direction, then another and another. Bullets were whizzing from every angle. The Taliban attack occurred this morning as a squad from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, was returning to their base from a patrol outside the Afghan town of Marjah. Shot at from all sides, bullets rained overhead as Marines and Taliban tried to out-maneuver one another. The Taliban formation was in two parts. One small team shot at us while another moved around, assuming the next...Full Story
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