Bombs hit own troops hard

Number 8160
Subject Weapons
Source Courant (Hartford, Conn.)
State CT
Year 1991
Publication Date Dec. 21
Summary Hartford Courant looks at why so many U.S. soldiers in the Persian Gulf were killed and injured by bomblets dropped by the U.S. Army and Air Force. The story finds that the military knew that the weapon system had flaws but failed to inform the soldiers not to handle the dud-bomblets.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 5
Keywords irewar03;troops;Gulf War;Iraq;Saddam Hussein;Bush;Cheney;Pentagon;military
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