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French Commandos Swoop

#2
Ill never insult the French again (even though their's a tricle of french in me)
 
#3
Georgelin said no public money was paid to free the hostages but he indicated that the ships owner had paid a ransom, part of which was found with the escaping pirates.

Oh well...

msr
 
#4
I thought the best part of the article was that an Admiral parachuted into the sea (& was then picked up by the Froggy Navy) in order to lead the mission.

He's probably watched Red October too many times.
 
#5
Even more impressive is that the Somali pirates are being brought back to France to face trial.

Not too sure of the legalities behind such a move but well done the Frogs for showing some backbone.

I wonder if we would have the cojones to do something similar?
 
#7
Damn shame that summarily hanging from the yardarm has gone from fashion.

Even in the US there is no death penalty for piracy, just life with no parole.
 

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