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On this day in history (Dec. 9) – U.S Marines storm Mogadishu, Somalia

Posted on December 9, 2016 at 3:29 pm

On this day in 1992, 1,800 United States Marines arrive in Mogadishu, Somalia, to spearhead a multinational force aimed at restoring order in the conflict-ridden country. Following centuries of colonial rule by countries including Portugal, Britain and Italy, Mogadishu became the capital of an independent Somalia in 1960....
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