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Helicopter Crash Kills 14 U.S. Troops in Iraq

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Helicopter Crash Kills 14 U.S. Troops in Iraq

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Helicopter Crash Kills 14 U.S. Troops in Iraq

Helicopter Crash Kills 14 U.S. Troops in Iraq

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A Black Hawk helicopter crash killed 14 American soldiers in Iraq Wednesday. In July, Maj. Gen. Benjamin Mixon recommended a draw-down of U.S. troops in Northern Iraq, possibly starting in January. Mixon discusses this and last week's terrorist attack that killed over 500 Iraqis.