A Michael Yon update


Michael Yon has written another great story about events in Mosul with Deuce Four. Here is an excerpt from Michael’s latest posting on his blog, “Michael Yon : On Line Magazine.” Go to the link and read, as Paul Harvey would have said, “the rest of the story!”

“Deuce Four headed downtown this morning with several items on their to-do list. One task was to recon a gasoline station that was attacked and destroyed a couple of weeks ago. While we walked around the rubble of the abandoned station, the commander noticed two artillery rounds on the ground. A minute or so later, someone spotted a radio command switch for a very large booby trap.

We were surrounded by nine bombs (large artillery shells) all rigged to explode by radio control.

While I ran away as fast as I could, ..”

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~ by devildog6771 on May 14, 2005.

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