Mogadishu

Battle of Mogadishu: 23 Years Ago Today

The operation which inspired the film “Black Hawk Down” took place on October 3rd, 1993.  The Operation, code-named Gothic Serpent, involved U.S. Army Rangers, Special Operation Detachment-Delta and choppers from the elite 160th Special Operations Air Regiment inserted into Mogadishu, Somalia, to find and capture top aides to warlord Mohammed Farrah Aidid. The operation would go …

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