Meu deus! (As we say in these parts)
"The competence and compassion of my marines will mitigate any civilian casualties," said Lieutenant-Colonel Gareth Brandl when asked how he could control where all this firepower would be directed in the narrow streets and alleys of Falluja
"The marines that I have had wounded over the past five months have been attacked by a faceless enemy," said Colonel Brandl.
"But the enemy has got a face. He's called Satan. He lives in Falluja. And we're going to destroy him."
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