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Somalian desert, 1993: Army Rangers wait for helicopters to return them to base after training.
(U.S. Army Rangers / JOE THOMAS)
These photographs were given to The Inquirer for use in the Blackhawk Down series and in its companion documentary television show.

They were taken by soldiers during the Somalian mission in October 1993.

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