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14th December 2003

You Couldn’t Make it Up
Posted by at 2.57pm | 2 responses | Uncategorised

Saddam Hussein is now in safe custody, following a huge effort by coalition forces, under the codename Operation Red Dawn.

Yes, you heard it right: they named the operation to capture one of the most evil and brutal men ever to walk the planet after a Patrick Swayze film.

2 Responses
  1. Comment by Seb
    15th December 2003 at 1:23 am

    Also, some of the targets, places, whatever they were called, were codenamed after an X-Men character.

    Well, where else would they come up with “Wolverine”?

  2. Comment by danbert
    15th December 2003 at 3:06 am

    That film has an incredibly ironic plot. And it was released in 1984…