U.S. Soldiers Eliminate Three Taliban Fighters During Ambush



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The cameraman had this to say to after submitting the footage to FUNKER530:

This patrol was a relief in place and I was on point leading the new guys in for the RIP. We hadn’t taken much contact in this area, and it was generally considered a “safe” zone in Logar Province.

We patrolled the area frequently, and the locals would regularly thank us for pushing the Taliban away from their village so they could live their daily lives without constant threat.

The Taliban that we came across during this patrol were actually setting up to shoot down our new surveillance balloon that was launched in the area. The balloon caught the entire fight on camera from above, which confirmed that we killed 3 Taliban fighters during this engagement.

I saw the first guy shoulder his RPG, take a knee, and point it directly at me from about 15 meters away. I’m not sure if it was luck, but I shot first and hit him twice. The rest of the team engaged immediately after.

At the end of the day there were no friendly casualties, and we had eliminated 3 Taliban fighters.

I wanted to share the video with the world because I was sick of hearing all the ignorant things said about what we are doing over there. People need to understand what it’s like on the ground for the troops on the front line, and see what we have to deal with on a daily basis without some political spin on the story.

This footage has been edited to exclude the close up graphic footage of the enemy KIA.

This footage is part of an ongoing documentary of the war in Afghanistan from the soldiers’ point of view.

Read more about the war here – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Afghanistan
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22 thoughts on “U.S. Soldiers Eliminate Three Taliban Fighters During Ambush

  1. The Devils Own says:

    9:14 You see a body before the edited cut.

  2. Some Bean says:

    Call of duty Cold war Gameplay footage 2020?

  3. ScottyNeedsIt says:

    that was good. pov guy has his shit wired TIGHT.

  4. Nothing but respect for the brave men and women who go over. God bless 🙏

  5. SwDoesCommentary says:

    what nerf wars look like

  6. Jonathan Salazar says:

    They need to nerf that gun

  7. Vĩ Huỳnh Quang says:

    i can't see shit in this forest. how the hell did these guys saw them easily?

  8. Lil bo Peep says:

    They be headglitching with aim assist smh

  9. Cito Gonzalez says:

    Everybody acts gangster until they hear the A-10 guns starting up

  10. Siren head’s mom says:

    This is how it felt when i went to nerf war with my cousins

  11. Knightsfan 31 says:

    Looks like they lurned from veitnam get it there hideing in the trees

  12. Gerald Vounas says:

    Girls with nerf guns: “cindy that hurt when you shot me i dont like these”

    Boys with nerf guns:

  13. Mark Honea says:

    Thad wasn't very impressive. No disrespect intended.
    We must have fired a few thousand rounds at them. Where is the dead enemy?

  14. Mr McDonald says:

    Luckily for these soldiers the taliban uses the cowards shitter stance more than not. lol

  15. Mr McDonald says:

    1:10 I guess this soldier is saying FTW because it looks like he shot the ground lol

  16. SnagMasterGabe says:

    Girls at recess: 💃💃

    Boys at recess:

  17. Opposite team: "fukin campers"

  18. At 3:13 a bullet grazes his helmet and turns the helmet to the right, you can see the tearing on the fabric of his helmet! Holy shxt! I’m surprised I haven’t seen a single comment about that

  19. Me: starts sliding while shooting

  20. Tenzin_069 says:

    This type of video really gets you to see what real war is like where you put your life on the line, you think its fun like a game but its nothing close to that. Mad respect for these soldiers.

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