Skip to comments.Photo Captures Marine Escaping Afghan Blast That Killed His Comrades
Posted on 07/16/2009 1:36:56 PM PDT by Eddings
The moment a U.S. Marine ran to safety as an explosion killed two of his comrades in Afghanistan was caught on camera.
The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) killed two members of the U.S. 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade instantly on Monday, shredding their armor and throwing their bodies into a canal.
But Sergeant Anthony Zabala, 31, had a lucky escape.
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Where are the endless newspaper articles reporting the weekly and monthly body counts. Now that Bush isn’t in charge, why did this become non-news?
Where did the homeless go?
When does Gitmo close?
Couldn’t tarnish the image of the girlie-boyOTUS. Any news of troops being hurt is not allowed.
GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS! In the meantime, BO has judgement day to look forward to.
Yeah, well mine’s bigger than yours. 8^)
AP used to report every death and list the total body count for the war. The seemed to have stopped doing that. I wonder why?
It’s a “good” war now.
Just saw that photo and I got chills all over. God bless our troops.....our grandchildren will sleep well because of them. Thomas Jefferson said something to the effect that “the tree of liberty is nurtured by the blood of patriots and tyrants”......and our troops are truly great patriots!!
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