David \ (macross3@excite.com)
Mon, 22 May 2000 17:12:37 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 22 May 2000 16:50:08 -0700, gundam@aeug.org wrote:

> Anybody read about the Chechnyans slaughtering those Russians about a
> ago? The official Red Army story was that about 200 or so paratroopers
died in
> four days of separate bloody battle. But it was learned later (because
all the
> dead happened to have been from basically the same town) that they all
died at
> once, during an assault that *they* forced. Both stories fit the limited
> that a civilian would receive but the real story was far different from
the one
> fed to them initially. This stuff happens all the time.

Yup. There are many ways to tell a story, but no one story tells the REAL
truth. It is often somewhere in between.


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