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Old 24 April 2020, 15:33
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Operation Eagle Claw - 40 Years Ago

40 Years ago today, eight of our Brothers gave their lives in an attempt to save 52 hostages from the Iranian Embassy in Tehran. Due to a lack of operational rotary wing aircraft, Operation Eagle Claw was aborted by President Jimmy Carter on the advice of the ground commander. During their exfiltration, two aircraft collided, killing eight members of the team.

Rest Peacefully, Gents. You are not forgotten.
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