Somalia: Letters Home

Private First Class Richard Kowalewski, 20, an Army Ranger, was killed in action last week in Mogadishu. He had written faithfully to a hometown friend in Crucible, Pennsylvania. Some excerpts:

AUG. 11: I love my country and everything it stands for. I am in a position that I may have to give my life for my country.

I must also say a few words for the 3rd Ranger Battalion. As you well know, I love this. Despite how we ((soldiers)) all fight and mess with each other, there is a bond here that you have to be a part of to...

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