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NIGERIAN ECOMOG ARTILLERYMEN

Nigerian ECOMOG artillerymen prepare to swing into action during the Battle of Freetown II, 10 January 1999 (photo credit: NEW YORK TIMES)

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RECOMMENDED READING (NIGERIAN ECOMOG OPERATIONS): ” FROM SAS TO BLOOD DIAMOND WARS” BY HAMISH ROSS AND FRED MARAFONO – REVIEWED BY PECCAVI

Nigerian ECOMOG artillerymen dismount for action during the Battle of Freetown II, 10 Jan 1999 HIGHLIGHTS * Tells a story about a British Special Forces mercenary and the Sierra Leonean Deputy Minister of Defence(Chief Sam Hinga-Norman) * Arguably the best … Continue reading

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