Combat Obscura
Daily Life in a Warzone

Combat Obscura - Daily Life in a Warzone
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great footage. what's the purpose? War mongers profits, odid zinon greater isreal project, and CIA heroin profits. zionist isreal will destroy iran next until the last US soldier,

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Band of Brothers looking out for each other for they have no one else in a strange land...God bless them all!

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And may God also bless the country of Afghanistan and the Afghan civilians killed by U.S. forces, and may God bring home all U.S. soldiers and Marines as soon as possible

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Good stuff. Been playing a lot of SQUAD lately, been diving into the world of the soldier. Such a tragic waste of energy and humanity, yet beneath it all is some kind of profound brotherhood, unity and commitment in dire conditions that is compelling.

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