Blackhawk helicopter in Somalia
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US Black Hawk Down military disaster remembered

It has been 20 years since 18 US soldiers and hundreds of Somalis died in a battle that saw two Black Hawk helicopters shot down over Mogadishu.

The disaster, made famous in the film Black Hawk Down, is seen as one of the worst in American military history.

Frank Gardner reports.

  • 03 Oct 2013
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