Our U.S. Army Rangers still aren’t allowed to talk publicly about Operation
Anaconda, fought last March in Afghanistan, probably because the Op proved
in spades how out of touch the top brass are with counter-guerrilla tactics.
I suspect the Secrecy Act is being employed once again to protect bad
generals – at the cost of telling our countrymen the truth about an
extraordinary mission conducted by the men of the 1st Platoon of Alpha
Company, 1/75th Rangers.
Eyewitness reports I’ve stitched together from allied commandos testify to
that platoon’s daring and heroism while rescuing teammates and aircrew from
a downed chopper as they were about to be snuffed out by a ferocious enemy.
Earlier, the platoon had been spread across the battlefield on separate