Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in July 2021. It has been edited for republication. Since Operation Neptune’s Spear, the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011, the American public and the world at large is quite familiar with the U.S. Navy’s SEAL teams. An avalanche of books, television shows, podcasts, and even […]
and the Naval Combat Demolition Units.
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The end of World War Two came with a great downsize for the U.S. military. The Soviet Union was still seen as the ally that had helped defeat Nazi Germany, and many Americans revered the sacrifices of the Russians, who lost more than 20 million troops and civilians in the fight against Nazism. Consequently, there […]