A group of American Soldiers were engaged in close combat with a large number of Taliban fighters when this A-10 Warthog gun run saved their lives.
The Soldier with the helmet camera was firing a Mk-48 machine gun in an effort to hold off the attacking Taliban until close air support could arrive on station. Fortunately for him, help arrived quickly and he managed to capture this incredible footage of the danger close A-10 Warthog gun run which turned the tide of battle. That initial gun run was followed up by several more gun runs which poured an incredible amount of fire into the attacking Taliban ranks.
Watch the video to see this intense fighting go down firsthand.
WARNING: This video contains some foul language.
How's that for some close air support? Nice shooting guys!
I know one thing for certain: I never want to be on the wrong end of an A-10 Warthog gun run!
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