The crew of a medical helicopter suffers an accident when helping a joint force of USA and United Nations troops under Spanish command division in Afghanistan. The Spanish army has only one...
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The crew of a medical helicopter suffers an accident when helping a joint force of USA and United Nations troops under Spanish command division in Afghanistan. The Spanish army has only one night to organize the rescue of the crew and injured, but what seems routine turns into hell once they receive the order to rescue the helicopter as well. Things only get worse when during the night a huge concentration of Talibans begin surrounding them.Written by
I read the other reviews and mostly agree with them, excepting in one thing. One guy (or girl) cannot understand why NATO did not rescue the crew and bounded (with a lot of firing power, I assume) and bombed the crashed helicopter. Other is claiming how bad is to be with the Spanish army, based on similar arguments.
To both of you, beloved American friends: This is the way we Spaniards do things. We have NOT unlimited power on the ground, but rather very limited. And this was a UN mission: your losses are yours, and you come back to your base with them. This is what you haven't understood of this history. Only a couple of Tigers, one of them uncharged, to send. And the idea of recovering the crashed helicopter doesn't come from the officials; it is a field sergeant who brings it about. Why? - Because he knows for sure how much things cost and that he would have to come back with a missing unit for a long time ...
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