Battle of Mogadishu (1993) - 1st battle of Mogadishu,Somalia Oct.3-4 1993..18 . It was intended to last only an hour,but turned into an overnight standoff in the city. It resulted in 20 deaths.80 wounded and one helicopter pilot captured.among the raid party and rescue forces,including Pakistani,and Malaysian troops.US sources estimate between 1,500 and 3,000 Somali causalities,including civilians.
Gary Ivan Gordon was a Master Sergeant in the US Army and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. At the time of his death, he was assigned to the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1SFOD-D), or "Delta Force". Gordon was posthumously awarded the MOH for actions he performed during the Battle of Mogadishu on 3 October 1993.