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No Apologies for Downing Flight 655

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posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 11:56 AM
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No Apologies for Downing Flight 655


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Iran Air Flight 655 was shot down by the US Navy\'s guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes on Sunday July 3, 1988, killing all 290 passengers, including 66 children, and crewmembers onboard.

The civilian airliner, carrying passengers from Iran, Italy, the UAE, India, Pakistan and the former Yugoslavia, was en route from Iran\'s southern city of Bandar Abbas to Dubai when it was hit by two SM-2MR surface-to-air missiles launched from the warship commanded by Captain William C. Rogers III.
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posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 11:56 AM
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Another wargame exercise gone live.... hmmm where have I seen that before.


In August 1988, George H.W. Bush was quoted by Newsweek as saying, \"I\'ll never apologize for the United States of America. Ever, I don\'t care what the facts are.\"

The Vincennes crew received combat-action ribbons. Lieutenant Commander Scott Lustig, air-warfare coordinator on the Vincennes, was awarded with the Commendation Medal for \'heroic achievement\', noting his \'ability to maintain his poise and confidence under fire\'.


Charming. I hope he doesnt speak for most Americans.

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