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The Brave SEALs of Operation Red Wings

Operation Red Wings (also referred to as Operation Redwing and Operation Red Wing) was a failed counter-insurgent mission in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, involving four members of the United States Navy SEALs, which took place on June 28, 2005. Three of the SEALs were killed during the initial operation, as were other American Special Operations soldiers (SEALs and Night Stalker pilots) whose helicopter was shot down while flying to provide support and rescue to the team.Marcus Luttrell, the only surviving American SEAL, was protected by local villagers who sent an emissary to the closest military base allowing a rescue team to locate the wounded SEAL. It was considered the worst loss of life in the Afghanistan campaign until the 2011 U.S. special forces helicopter shootdown.

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  1. SnkeDoctr
    SnkeDoctr Jan 20, 2012

    And people wonder why we KILL ever single ENEMY WE SEE!!

  2. 30827711
    30827711 Jun 03, 2013

    I liked the video very much, however, it transitions too fast to read most of the material. (I read very fast and could only complete half the screen before it moved on to the next one). Keep up with the information...don't let anyone forget what our men and women have sacrificed in the name of freedom.

  3. 32114675
    32114675 Feb 09, 2014

    I saw the movie today. They were all brave and great men but, the decision to let those 3 go, I think, was a bad decision. I agee with the soldier who said kill them. You could see they hated them and they were the enemy. I would not have put my men before them. I agree also with the soldier who said who has to know what goes on up here. America has a big mouth. There are things we the public should never know. We even get on tv and let them know when we're coming. Those 3 they let go would have killed our soldiers on the spot and never batted a eye. God Bless our Soldiers! r

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