“…We were moving in a shallow ditch. Their urgency was coming through to me, in my half conscious condition. The trees were covering us and there was another thirty yards to go before we would be out from under the canopy, but it didn’t matter. 253 more words
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“…Sitting just inside the tree line, trying to catch my breath for the fifth or sixth time in the last four hours, my body was shaking uncontrollably and sweating profusely, from head to toe. 293 more words
Eleven Soldiers Killed.
Eleven Colombian soldiers were killed in fighting with Marxist guerrillas Tuesday (April 14), prompting Colombia’s president to resume a bombing campaign on rebel camps — jeopardizing peace talks seeking to end a 60-year insurgency that has cost thousands of lives. 169 more words