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Belgium Terrorist attack Aug 21, 2015
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George_Harris
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Belgium Terrorist attack Aug 21, 2015
 
« on: Aug 23rd, 2015, 1:08am »
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Here is  a very thorough article on this, in the London Daily Mail
 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3206426/U-S-Marines-armed-gunman-onboard-high-speed-train-Amsterdam-Paris.html
 
Despite the headlines, these were not two marines, but Air Force airman Spencer Stone and Oregon National Guard member Alek Skarlatos with some assistance from another American, Anthony Sadler, and a middle aged plus Brit, Chris Norman.
 
The two US servicemen grabbed the gun and wrestled him down.  Stone had several serious cuts, including near loss of a finger.  While this was going on the French train crew was supposedly finding a place to hide.  (How many times do we have to pull these people's bacon out of the fire for them?)  
 
The guy was a Moroccan, Ayoub El-Qahzzani, age 26,  He had an AK47 with plenty of ammunition (how did he manage this in super gun control western Europe?)    
 
He is quoted as saying he discovered the Kalashnikov automatic rifle 'under a bush' in a Brussels park, and that he found the guns and took them into the train toilet to understand how they worked, not to carry out an atrocity.  And if you believe that, I have some shares in the Golden Gate bridge I would like to sell.  
 
It appears that he was already being watched by the Spanish police.  
 
Normally I would think it a good idea not to publish these people's names as who knows what form of retribution these maniacs may try to put on those that thwart their plans, but they have already been published.  


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Interesting the only folks who appear to have taken action were from "The English-speaking Peoples", wasn't it.

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George - Clyde - Lodge Members -
 
Solid demonstration of strong, Made In The USA genes? The three responded much like in a Clint Eastwood or John Wayne film?  
Well, not to overlook classic actions known to Marine Corps types.  
 
The three couldn't be bothered with the HRM "Read The Riot Act" old time protocol of the Brits. This not to disparage the assist from  
the fourth, a Brit, in this incident...
 
..........................Vern..........................
 


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