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Black Hawk Down Traditional Geocache

Hidden : 08/08/2011
3 out of 5
4 out of 5

Size: Size:   other (other)

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Geocache Description:

Welcome to the world of movies/cartoons/TV :)

On October 3rd, 1993, an elite team of more than 100 Delta Force soldiers and Army Rangers, part of a larger United Nations peacekeeping force, were dropped into civil war-torn Mogadishu, Somalia, in an effort to kidnap two of local crime lord Mohamed Farah Aidid's top lieutenants. When two of the mission's Black Hawk helicopters are shot down by enemy forces, the Americans (committed to recovering every man, dead or alive) stay in the area too long and are quickly surrounded. The ensuing firefight is a merciless 15-hour ordeal and the longest ground battle involving American soldiers since the Vietnam War. In the end, 70 soldiers are injured and 18 are dead, along with hundreds of Somalians.

Black Hawk Down was voted one of the top ten films of the year by the National Board of Review prior to its limited Oscar-qualifying release.

The cache is located close to the small, well hidden pond, which was a part of an old mill in Swords/Knocksedan/Rivervalley

and the ruins of some two storey building

and the "watery stairs"
You better take a pair of your favorite wellies, unless you are not afraid to fall into the shallow water by crossing it on the fallen tree, and then there's some climbing...
Mind yourself as this is not an easy cache & dash!

Please retrieve it with care, sign the log, and camouflage it back to how it was, to prevent muggles from discovering it!

And remember to bring your own pen!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Nccebk 10 zrgref hc sebz obggbz cngu (A53 27.485 J006 15.200), naq 4-5z qbja sebz gur hccre jnyy, haqre gur uhtr ohfu, pybfr gb gur 7HC pna

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)