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President George H.W. Bush in Somalia, 1993

By Published: December 2, 2018

John Bohmer ©Stars and Stripes
Beli Dogle, Somalia, January, 1993: President George H.W. Bush waves to the more than 100 U.S. servicemembers who gathered to meet him at an air base in Somalia on New Year's Day, 1993. Bush, who stopped in the troubled African nation on his way to a summit meeting with Boris Yeltsin in Russia, shared a meal of MRE field rations with the troops.

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