Thursday, November 13, 2003

Romanian Sergeant-Major Mihail Anton Samuilă

Mihail Anton Samuilă
Sergeant-Major Mihail Anton Samuilă, aged 35, died on 14th November 2003, after sustaining serious injuries when the Army convoy he was in was ambushed by Taliban insurgents on 11th November. The insurgents opened fire with machineguns and rocket propelled grenades.

The incident happened near the town of Spin Boldak.

Sgt-Maj Samuilă served with the 151st Infantry Battalion 'Razboieni', also known as the 'Black Wolves'.

Another Romanian soldier, Sergeant Major Iosif-Silviu Fogorasi was killed in the same attack. Both men were posthumously promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

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