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WJLA, August 08, 2011

Photos of the Fallen: Americans shot down in Afghanistan

Insurgents shot down a U.S. military helicopter during fighting in eastern Afghanistan, killing 30 Americans, most of them belonging to the same elite Navy SEALs unit that killed Osama bin Laden. You can pay tribute to the fallen servicemen on this Facebook page.

Thomas Ratzlaff

Ratzlaff was one of the servicemembers killed in the crash.