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    Post  andalusia on Mon Aug 15, 2016 6:44 pm

    I would like to know why did the USSR invade Afghanistan in 1979? Pres. Carter was really angry that he boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics.  The Americans at the time were angry.  I want to know would American athletes have been threatened?

    http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/02/carter-olympic-boycott-1980-103308

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    Post  GarryB on Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:31 am

    Afghanistan was a USSR friendly nation and then when the Iranians kicked the CIA out of Iran they started moving into Afghanistan because they wanted spy bases in countries next to the Soviet Union.

    The invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 was to kick the US out of Afghanistan and to make sure they stayed out.


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    Post  GarryB on Wed Dec 28, 2016 4:45 am

    Nice images... especially that last one showing the Vasilek 82mm automatic mortar... nice.

    would be interesting to find out which enemy that MP5 was captured from... Smile


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    Post  Militarov on Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:00 am

    GarryB wrote:Nice images... especially that last one showing the Vasilek 82mm automatic mortar... nice.

    would be interesting to find out which enemy that MP5 was captured from...  Smile

    Ex Pakistani MP5, some were obtained by Mujahadeens on black markets there, they were never supplied in numbers due to expencive and unavailable ammunition.

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    Good shots of Soviet soldiers on the ground.




























































































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    Post  KiloGolf on Mon Jan 02, 2017 6:23 pm

    An example of early Iranian support to the Muj.
    Note the G3 rifle


    Near Herat, Afghanistan- Afghan rebels snipe at Soviet-held positions near Herat January 11. The rebel raiding party, travelling by motorcycle and horseback, crossed from Iran into Afghanistan's Doab Valley in a three-day raid. Photographer Ishmael Ansary accompanied the raiders and made this set of pictures.

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