Photos: A look back at Operation Restore Hope

Photos: A look back at Operation Restore Hope

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Twenty years have passed since a contingent of 1,800 U.S. Marines and nearly 200 French troops participated in Operation Restore Hope in an effort to restore order to Somalia. In this file photo, a Somali boy runs towards a relief convoy as it arrives in a village 15 miles northwest of Baidoa as a French legionnaire in firing position ensures the safe arrival of the food.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on December 2, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Updated Sunday, Dec 2 at 6:48 PM

SOMALIA - Twenty years have passed since a contingent of 1,800 U.S. Marines and nearly 200 French troops participated in Operation Restore Hope in an effort to restore order to Somalia.

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