CNN.COM AMERICA AT HOME FRONT LINES BIN LADEN AFGHANISTAN BATTLEFIELD VICTIMS SEPTEMBER 11
Dangerous duty: Clearing out the caves
American soldiers are entering a very dangerous phase in the war on terrorism -- entering the underground fortresses of the al Qaeda. Most high-tech weaponry such as night-vision goggles won't work in the total darkness of the caves. Instead, small groups of soldiers will have to go room to room with gun-mounted flashlights to hunt out the enemy.
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