Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War Quiz

Mark Bowden
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What, also known as depredation, is a military tactic or operational warfare mission which has a specific purpose and is not normally intended to capture and hold terrain, but instead finish with the force quickly retreating to a previous defended position? (from The Alamo)

2.

Less than two hours into the battle, the crippled Humvee convoy approached what location, preparing for another ambush as they made their way to the base in "Black Hawk Down"? (from Black Hawk Down)

3.

After negotiations were completed regarding the Clinton administration's policy changes on Somalia in "N.S.D.Q.," when was Warrant Officer Mike Durant's release arranged? (from N.S.D.Q.)

4.

In "The Alamo," the news of Smith's death after repeated requests to have him medivaced out of the area hit many of the men hard, especially who? (from The Alamo)

5.

The International Committee of the Red Cross estimated how many Somali civilians were killed in the fighting in the Battle of Mogadishu? (from N.S.D.Q.)

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