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BWilson

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Not so PC back in 1977
Posted on: 9/23/2017 10:51:47 AM

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The commandos stormed in, one yelling in German "Heads down, where are the pigs!?", and riddled all four hijackers with bullets, killing three and badly wounding a fourth.

"Those German words were the best thing I heard during the entire hijacking," the former co-pilot, Juergen Vietor, said Saturday.
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 German commandos stormed a hijacked aircraft in Mogadishu on 17 October 1977. Although, I would probably have translated the sense of the word not as "pigs", but as "bastards" or a similar swearword ... likely how it was intended when spoken.

Cheers

BW
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scoucer
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Re: Not so PC back in 1977
Posted on: 9/23/2017 9:41:23 PM

Quote:

Quote:
The commandos stormed in, one yelling in German "Heads down, where are the pigs!?", and riddled all four hijackers with bullets, killing three and badly wounding a fourth.

"Those German words were the best thing I heard during the entire hijacking," the former co-pilot, Juergen Vietor, said Saturday.
[Read More]

 German commandos stormed a hijacked aircraft in Mogadishu on 17 October 1977. Although, I would probably have translated the sense of the word not as "pigs", but as "bastards" or a similar swearword ... likely how it was intended when spoken.

Cheers

BW
--BWilson


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