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Peacekeepers in Macedonia, 1998

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 6, 2020

Vince Crawley ©Stars and Stripes
Petrovec, Macedonia, March, 1998: A Finnish officer shouts instructions as U.S. soldiers test fire Finnish rifles during a live-fire exercise near Skopje airport. The Americans, most of them from Schweinfurt, Germany, were among 750 United Nations peacekeepers patrolling the Macedonia-Kosovo border with orders to fire only in self-defense.
 

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