EXPERT PERSPECTIVE — Some thirty years in the past, once I was a CIA Chief of Station within the war-torn Balkans, a US Particular Operations soldier with whom I used to be working gave me a singular reward in honor of our time collectively.
He was an elite soldier from a household of elite troopers. His stepfather served as a Inexperienced Beret in Vietnam whereas his father was one of many German GSG-9 commandos who freed an airliner from terrorists at Mogadishu airport in 1977. The reward – a bolt from a World Warfare Two German MG-34 machine gun – got here from the weapon his grandfather carried as a Fallschirmjaeger (‘paratrooper’) throughout Operation Eiche (‘Oak’), the 1943 raid that freed Benito Mussolini from his mountaintop jail.
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