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Afghanistan War / 2005 SEALS Mission / Lone Survivor (Part I) #1056951

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A June 28, 2005, mission in the war in Afghanistan in which Marcus Littrell was the lone survivor featured; details given about the four SEALS mission hunting for an elusive militia leader aligned with the Taliban. [For "60 Minutes," former special forces commander V/Adm. Joe McGUIRE - recounts the losses that day: when unremarkable men did remarkable things; states you don't hurt innocent people even if they compromise the mission.] [LITTRELL - recounts he and his brother joining the SEALS, his injuries during the mission, who militia leader Ahmed Shah was, how goat herders disrupted the mission and what to do with the herders, the firefight in which the other three SEALS died, his personal breaking point during the battle, the longest night of his life.] Film clips from the movie "Lone Survivor" about the battle shown
Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:16:20

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