Skip to comments.The Osama Bin Laden Takedown, Tweet By Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC]
Posted on 05/04/2011 7:42:05 PM PDT by Forgiven_Sinner
Heres an interesting infographic showing confirmed facts of the raid that ended the life of Osama bin Laden along with a play-by-play of tweets from @ReallyVirtual, the IT guy who happened to be a couple of kilometers away from the action as it was happening.
Social media startup Namesake has handily compiled the information, which includes a pre-raid timeline of intelligence gathering and operation planning as well as a post-raid breakdown of announcements and bin Ladens burial at sea.
For another look at the interaction between the social web and this world news event, check out our roundup of social media reactions to bin Ladens death.
Any idea as to what time zone is used for the graphic?
East now I see it¿?
I couldn’t find the tweet by tweet.
The 3:15 p.m. time for the Situation Room photo is bogus, and so is the “watching live via Predator drone” claim. The photo is timestamped 4:05 p.m. Whatever they were watching, it wasn’t live video of the assault.
Your darn tootin’ this timeline is wrong... I had just got off the phone with Osama after calling Microsoft’s troubleshooting hotline for problems with my Windows Vista! He was a great help!
Maybe they were watching a replay of the Trump Roast speech.
And to think: this was once a site where people cared about facts and research....
I don’t care who you are, that there is funny!
It sez that obozo “signed” the kill order?
Let’s see it! I very much doubt he did.
What reason does anyone have to believe the tweets originated in Pakistan?
Thanks. It was fascinating given the story.
Source? From what I've seen, the link from the helmets to the AWAC was cut off, not an aerial feed from a drone.
Sure, they might not have known what was going on room from room. But, they had an overall scene of the raid.
I read somewhere that international reporters that were allowed to look the place over noted a clocked ripped from the wall which had stopped at 2:20 (that would be AM)
"Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event)"
"But the strong Pakistani military presence in Abbottabad, a garrison city with a military academy near the compound, provided a cover of sorts for the Americans. No one would be particularly surprised to hear choppers flying at night."
You are right, it is interesting.
Even if there had been, this timeline showing the WH group watching "live" in the Situation Room is refuted by the photo timestamp.
Don’t be too harsh, as the story has evolved more times than that TOE claimed single cell eons ago. I am NOT disagreeing with your post...
Nothing in that article disproves what I said.
There was no helmet feed. Period. That's it.
So obviously, they didn't know what exactly was going on in the compound. But, they had an overall scene of the raid.
Panetta, says no
As for what they were really watching at the time of the pic.
It was the episode where Angela got upset with the way Tony was raising the kids.
We caught this on FR also in the hours after the raid:
Actually at least two guys on Twitter who were tweeting events in English, and the ReallyVirtual Sohaib Athar guy mentioned that there were extensive posts on Facebook written in Urdu in real time also:
Gotta say, it sure is convenient there just happened to be a guy in a coffee shop nearby at 1 a.m. in this particular Pakistani neighborhood to tweet the whole thing in English. Just saying.
It changed a bit due to the hard landing [crash] one helicopter had. One helicopter was going to land on roof but instead landed in the compound and the men had to go over the walls...instead of scaling down their ropes.
So is the "10:30 pResident brief's the nation" nonsense. He had to finish his genuflecting to Mecca for his fallen fellow muzzie and kept the nation waiting for almost an hour and a half.
|After hearing Zer0's speech, you'd think Rambo Obama pulled the trigger himself.
Enough with his 'I deserve the credit' talk. Just give credit to the guys that pulled the triggers. Mr. I, I, I, me, me me, Obama remains the most unqualified president in American history. Taking credit for being in the right place at the right time while others did all the work just shows his sick ego peaking through the mask he wears.
The death of bin Laden has nothing to do with the core beliefs of this President or the entire liberal movement. I don't credit any liberal policy with this successful Seal Team operation.
All the piss-stream media girly-boys want to do is get little Barry re-elected via the bin Laden story, but it's way wrong and way to early for that. I'm sure you'll think up something else rather than portray him as a military hero to sway a propaganda-befuddled electorate.
But remember this, he's no Commander in Chief and taking credit for his being one is just wrong and sickening to most real Americans. Spin it all you want; it wasn't libs who were responsible for GITMO and enhanced interrogation that caught Osama. In 2010 Biden said on the Sunday morning talk shows that waterboarding does not work. So here's one time that Zer0 can announce to the country: ''Bush did it!'' The first thing this administration did was to go after the interrogators who got the information that we just used. Yes, this man has brought out such raw emotion that it is very hard to celebrate anything he does short of resigning.
The trove of intelligence vacuumed up by Seal Team Six at the site - computers, cell phones, papers etc. - will turn up all sorts of interesting details about UBLs connections to the Pakistan military and ISI. I'll bet a lot of them are extremely nervous right about now.
If he was captured, that would scare them even more. The dems are now making the case FOR rendition to torture. Hypocrites
First, you must parse his sentence. They could have been watching a video of the assault minutes after the team returned to base. Then his statement that no one watched a "live" broadcast was true.
Yes, that’s certainly possible.