A lot of dramatic action unfolded. Landay noted how Marine 1st Sgt. Christopher Garza, suffering from a concussion due to a grenade explosion, was determined to follow the maxim, "Never leave a Marine behind."
In between dry heaves, Garza kept shouting questions about the condition of other Marines. He demanded to be allowed to go find three Marines and a Navy corpsman who were missing and feared dead.
There's more. Click here to see Landay's piece describing the hours-long ambush and a video of Landay talking about what happened.
To see a gallery of photos taken during the ambush, go here.
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