“The collection of Afghan National Security Forces is kind of like the bar scene from ‘Star Wars’ — you never know who’s going to come out,” Colonel Lillibridge said.
And Tillman’s last words? The soldier with him at the time poignantly recalls how Tillman saved his life even while his screams couldn’t spare his own. To his buddies but 40 yards away who were unloading artillery into his chest and head he screamed, “I’m fucking Pat Tillman, why are you shooting at me? I’m fucking Pat Tillman!”
Hang them alive,” said 14-year-old Hazratullah Khan, who lost his right leg below the knee in a car bombing on his way home from school. “Slice the flesh off their bodies and cut them into pieces. That’s what they have been doing to us.