On 3 October of 1993 a group of Special Operations troops and US Army Rangers went on a mission into the heart of Mogadishu to capture high value targets; instead of being back within an hour the mission became a high intensity battle with a large militia. MSG Paul Howe was one of the Special Operations Soldiers that was there. He gives viewers a detailed picture of not just the battle itself, but of the daily life of the soldiers who were deployed as part of Opertion Gothic Serpent. He covers the entire mission to the Bakara Market; from the planning to the after action report. Included are lessons learned from the battle as well as the combat mindset.
In this three-hour exclusive interview, MSG Howe pulls no punches and gives viewers a rare glimpse inside this pivotal moment in modern combat history.
- 2 Discs
- Blu-Ray edition of the documentary
- DVD edition of the documentary
- Language: English