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642 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 15 years ago by KikiPeepers

Do you think the massacre in Haditha was something that only happened that one time?


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15 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Sunday 6/11/06 - 7:46:19 PM EST (GMT-5)
15 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Monday 6/12/06 - 10:05:07 AM EST (GMT-5)
No more than I believe that Abu Ghraib was the result of 'a few bad apples' or that My Lai was the only massacre that happened in Viet Nam.

This sort of thing is what happens in wars - it's part of the war mentality.

From above:
"Wuterich told his lawyer the shootings were the result of a sweep for enemies in a firefight, the Post reported. He was a member of a four-man team of Marines who entered the house, kicked in the door to a room and tossed a fragmentation grenade inside. One Marine fired clearing shots into the room, killing several people, Wuterich told his lawyer.


"They found men, women and children, most likely civilians, inside, but believed the insurgents had escaped to another house. They went to that house and used a grenade and gunfire to clear another room, killing more people, the Post account said."

Even by their own accounts, they just went in with grenades and guns - to 4 houses - without checking to see if there were civilians or sold

15 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Monday 6/12/06 - 10:05:26 AM EST (GMT-5)
or soldiers inside.
15 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Friday 6/23/06 - 9:47:17 PM EST (GMT-5)
never heard about it /
15 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Friday 6/23/06 - 10:41:02 PM EST (GMT-5)
stuff like this happens all the time. that is how it is with the human race. we can't help it.
15 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Saturday 7/8/06 - 6:43:12 PM EST (GMT-5)
15 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Sunday 12/24/06 - 8:03:38 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, they're probably a common occurrence.
15 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Sunday 3/4/07 - 6:56:19 PM EST (GMT-5)
And I wonder how often this happens anywhere our troops are? They sure seem trigger happy.

Afghans: US Troops Shot at Civilians

15 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Friday 4/20/07 - 7:28:24 AM EST (GMT-5)
I highly doubt it was the only one that ever happened. Sometimes I think the United States Military like to feel like they are in complete and total control so I think they do things like this to scare civilian's
15 yrs ago - Monday 5/14/07 - 1:55:47 PM EST (GMT-5)
For some reason I just don't believe this story...

Please don't go, Haditha mayor tells U.S. Marines

14 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Thursday 6/21/07 - 10:55:42 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 3/4/2007 6:56:19 PM KikiPeepers wrote:
And I wonder how often this happens anywhere our troops are? They sure seem trigger happy.

Whoa, I think you may be TOO patriotic.

13 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Tuesday 6/17/08 - 1:51:19 PM EST (GMT-5)



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