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Behind the Death of Pat Tillman

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Behind the Death of Pat Tillman

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Behind the Death of Pat Tillman

Behind the Death of Pat Tillman

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An investigation into the death of former football star Pat Tillman in Afghanistan has found that Tillman died in an avoidable incident of friendly fire.

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Steve Coll, author, Ghost Wars : The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Union to September 10, 2001; managing editor, The Washington Post; wrote a two-part story investigating the death by friendly fire of US Ranger Pat Tillman