Captain freed from pirates in swift f...

Captain freed from pirates in swift firefight

There are 6 comments on the Bennington Banner story from Apr 12, 2009, titled Captain freed from pirates in swift firefight. In it, Bennington Banner reports that:

U.S. Navy snipers opened fire and killed three pirates holding an American captain at gunpoint, delivering the skipper unharmed and ending a five-day high-seas hostage drama on Easter Sunday.

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Real Vermonter

Boston, MA

#1 Apr 12, 2009
A big thank you goes out to the real heros of the day! Too bad we may never know their names! Mission well done!

“Barking up a tree!”

Since: Jun 08

Bennington

#2 Apr 13, 2009
Real Vermonter wrote:
A big thank you goes out to the real heros of the day! Too bad we may never know their names! Mission well done!
We will know....eventuality...
Old Crafter

Williamstown, VT

#3 Apr 13, 2009
DITTO!
seal

Boston, MA

#4 Apr 13, 2009
special ops or det may never have a public face. mega heros just the same.
Old Crafter

Williamstown, VT

#5 Apr 14, 2009
But now I see the Obamaites rushing out in front of the cameras saying how great Obama was in his decision making, giving the go ahead to take out the pirates.
That decision was a no brainer!
Vermont Person

Williamstown, MA

#6 Apr 14, 2009
Old Crafter wrote:
That decision was a no brainer!
Correct! and now the pirates are the literally "no brainers" Great job by our sharpshooting military!

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