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Michael J. Totten with Paratroopers in the Surge

Great post from Michael J. Totten about a recent patol in Baghdad that was part of the surge.

...Just to the right of my knees were the feet of the gunner. He stood in the middle of the Humvee and manned a machine gun in a turret sticking out of the top. I could hear him swiveling his cannon from side to side and pointing it into the trees as we approached the urban sector in their area of operations...