LOSE ANOTHER 9/11 HERO - THIS TIME IN THE IRAQ WAR
New York Post | December 1, 2004 | MICHAEL WARNER, MURRAY WEISS,
DAN KADISON, and MARSHA KRANES
Posted on 12/01/2004 2:39:45 AM PST by Wiz
New York Post - A hero firefighter who risked his life rescuing
his fellow New Yorkers at the World Trade Center has died fighting
his country's enemies in Iraq.
National Guard Sgt. Chris Engeldrum Ea Gulf War veteran and
former city cop Ewas killed by terrorists who detonated a
car bomb as he rode in a convoy outside Baghdad on Monday.
FDNY firefighter was injured in the cowardly ambush.
"Drum" and known as "the go-to guy" at Ladder
Co. 61 in Co-op City, Engeldrum was the first city firefighter to
die in Iraq out of the 103 who have been activated since 9/11.
39-year-old married father of two gave his life for his country
on the 16th birthday of his younger son, friends said.
Dan Swift, 24, of Ladder Co. 43 in East Harlem, was in the same
Humvee and hit by shrapnel. He was flown to an Army hospital in
Germany last night.
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