Don't blame the fighter jocks

Hackworth, David H.
April 1994
Newsweek;4/25/1994, Vol. 123 Issue 17, p27
Opinion. Contends that friendly fire is a risk we can't eliminate. The classic case of mistaken identity over northern Iraq last week that took 26 lives; Killing friendlies as the curse of warfare; The effect of warfare's increasing high tech; Friendly-fire casualties in World War II, Korean War, Vietnam and Persian Gulf; Why a Pentagon program to reduce `fratricide' has been almost scuttled.


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