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Why a US soldier once had to use a payphone to call in artillery support

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M102 howitzers during Operation Urgent Fury.
TSGT M. J. CREEN - DoDMedia
In October 1983, the US launched Operation Urgent Fury, an invasion of the island of Grenada.
The US force was made up of highly capable units, including the Army's Delta Force and Navy SEALs.
Despite those units' skills, they were plagued by planning, intelligence, communication, and coordination issues.
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In October 1983, the Caribbean nation of Grenada experienced a series of bloody coups over the course of a week, threatening US interests as well as US citizens on the...
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