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Geronimo's Escape

Hey Ben,  

What you should have also posted about the fourth capture of Geronimo, as noted in Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, was that when captured with 35 braves, 2/3 OF THE STANDING US ARMY REGULAR UNITS were posted to the southwest with specific orders to capture or kill Geronimo. One man. Baadaaass hardcore, indeed.  

We currently have 30,000 troops in Afghanistan doing hearts and minds by building schools and roads and stuff while looking for Bin Laden. Imagine 180,000 combat troops in the same area, not giving a shit about borders, looking for him without the extraneous nation building stuff..  

That's how tough Geronimo was.  

j







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