Blackhawk Down
Basics:
Analysis: How a relief mission ended in a firefight
Background: A defining battle leaves lasting scars

Video
  • Today's video
  • Video categorized by speaker
  • Audio
  • Audio interview clips
  • Radio transmission clips
  • Photos
    Somalia: A Nation in Name Only
  • Introduction
  • Guns and fear
  • Daily living
  • The future

  • A Soldier's View
  • Maps
    Graphics
    Full text
  • The mailgram sent to Ranger Spec. Jamie Smith's parents
  • Gen. Garrison's letter about the events of Oct. 3
  • Who's who
  • Where are they now
  • Glossary
    Index
    Ask the author
  • Round 1 of Q&A
  • Round 2 of Q&A
  • Round 3 of Q&A
  • Round 4 of Q&A
  • Round 5 of Q&A
  • Round 6 of Q&A
  • Round 7 of Q&A
  • Round 8 of Q&A
  • Round 9 of Q&A
  • Round 10 of Q&A
  • Round 11 of Q&A
  • Round 12 of Q&A
  • Round 13 of Q&A
  • Round 14 of Q&A
  • Round 15 of Q&A
  • Round 16 of Q&A
  • Round 17 of Q&A
  • Round 18 of Q&A
  • Round 19 of Q&A
  • Round 20 of Q&A
  • Final notes on Q&A
  • About the series
    Inquirer

    Ask the Author

    Thank you for taking part in the Blackhawk Down experience. At this time, we cannot accept any more questions for Mark Bowden via the World Wide Web. We truly appreciate the vast interest our audience has shown.

    The question-and-answer session began on Nov. 16, 1997, with the start of the series in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Below you will find links to each ensuing round of Q&A, which continued until Feb. 2, 1998. Mark Bowden's responses were edited for spelling. The questions were not edited and appear in the order in which they were received.

    Comments can be sent to the Inquirer via e-mail at Inquirer.Editorial@phillynews.com. Please include your name, town and a daytime phone number for verification.



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