Posted by | November 2, 2009 16:19 | Filed under: Top Stories

As General Stanley McChrystal’s advice about how many, if any, more Americans will be sent into harms way is being considered, author Jon Krakauer is promoting his book, Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman.  The Army created a myth around Tillman’s death, says Krakauer, as everyone involved knew within 24 hours it was the result of friendly fire.  And Krakauer told David Gregory that the idea of McChrystal not knowing this is “preposterous”.


Krakauer: McChrystal was told within 24 hours it was friendly fire. Also, immediately they started this paperwork to give Tillman a Silver Star

 

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He, he just said now he didn’t read this hugely important document about the most famous soldier in the military. He didn’t read it carefully enough to notice that it talked about enemy fire instead of friendly fire? That’s preposterous. That, that’s not believable.

 

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