October 31, 2011

Why Navy Commandos Are in Libyan Graves?

Intrepid Project, Intrepid Project

United States Navy Master Commandant Richard Somers was one of the first officers to enlist in the new Navy at the turn of the 19th Century. The young officer and his men fought gallantly in America’s first naval war against the States of North Africa. He died with his 12-man crew of the USS Intrepid on September 4, 1804 while engaged in a secret mission during the Battle of Tripoli.


Today the first Navy commandos lie abandoned in mass graves in a foreign land.

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TAGGED: Libya, U.S. Navy


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