October 4, 1993 Battle of Mogadishu

PBS Frontline produced an excellent documentary on this incident.    18 dead soldiers and 84 wounded became a serious issue for President Clinton’s foreign policy.  Critics, mostly the opposition political party Republicans, vocally complained about US involvement in foreign countries.

1004 blackhawk down 1993

The movie “Blackhawk Down” portrays these events but not without some controversy.

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