General Garrison: If we don't hold down this city we are gonna have 100 caskets to fill by morning.
The medic working on Jamie (the ranger with the femoral artery wound) is a delta named Schmid (from BHD the book). But in the movie, the guy's wearing green armor and has hair only on the top of his head - both typical of a ranger and not a delta. [Little known fact (far from OPSEC), but prior to deployment, all the Delta guys got high and tight haircuts. I was in 2-14 Infantry (part of 10th Mountain Division) during that timeframe.] See more...
In the scene where the Little Bird lands at the crash site, it's not an actor or a stunt man flying the helicopter. It's the actual pilot who landed the Little Bird at the crash site in Mogadishu. See more...
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The entry you are changing the wording of is:
|Title||Black Hawk Down|
|Original entry||In the close up of the 249 SAW (5.56 machine gun), the charging handle is moving back and forth as the rounds are ejected from the weapon system. All charging handles are locked forward on all machine guns 249, 240b, etc. I carried a 249 for 2 years. [With the FN minimi designs if you fail to lock the cocking handle forward it can move backwards and forwards when the weapon is fired. Soldiers can make mistakes like this due to the pressure of combat.]|