Skip to comments.Call of Duty Ghost skull-mask worn in Mali by French soldier causes uproar
Posted on 01/23/2013 12:01:17 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
Photographs of a French soldier apparently mimicking a character from the popular and violent video game Call of Duty are causing a stir around the world.
In the photos, the unidentified soldier can be seen wearing a skeleton mask and a bandana, making him look eerily similar to the popular character Ghost from Call of Duty.
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...And who is objecting to this, those guys that force their multiple brides to wear complete masks ?
Besides, the Navy Seals approve:
Looks like excellent psy-ops to me.
Are the media aware that this soldier was sent there to kill people?
People object to SCARING the folks they’re about to KILL...?
Do you see what a huge chasm exists between protectors and the protected..?
This is astonishing. It’s the same as in Gulf War 1, where presstitutes objected to chalk slogans adorning bombs about to be dropped on Saddam.
“You can’t handle the truth...!!”
I had no idea what this mask was (I don't play the game), but if I was a French soldier, I'd learn enough muzzie talk to clearly say, "I'm your virgin, honey ... c'mon now ... let's get it ON !!"
I say bring in the bagpipers as well and make the filthy islamofascist's lives a living - soon to be dying - hell.
It is the French, we can’t be sure.
could be worse. could be a helen thomas mask.
Kind of looks like our own SWAT team members.
Let me be first to condemn those violent video games. :~)
The only problem I see here is that only one French soldier was wearing the mask. Should be all of them.
now THAT’s funny!
They don’t actually wear them on missions for a number of reasons.
“Ligthen up Francis”
- sgt Hulka
You do know this is a picture of life like toys, right? Not real people.
I’m up to LT General in COD:MW and 5th level of Prestige in COD:W@W
Oh my goodness. The soldiers frightened those poor terrorists before they blew them to hell.
Colonel Kilgore approves. Scares the shit outta the muzzies. Abul don’t surf.
I am not and will not be joining into the cult of death; death worship. Our soldiers, our military cannot be about death, it is about protecting life.
I see death worshipped through-out USA and it is part of what is wrong. Skull and bones, no fear...
When USA military has enough death worshipping in place, they will be ready to kill US patriots; you may mark my words. USA was founded on a spirit of life, not death. We are commanded to love God with all of our heart, mind and stregth. Love so strong that we _fear_ doing anything outside of his will.
Our military is about killing people, breaking their stuff, and denying them territory.
They do that in order to end conflict in their AO (area of operation).
Our military is **NOT** about ‘protecting’. They may have a MISSION to do that, but they accomplish their missions by closing with and KILLING the enemy and breaking their stuff.
Happy to also engage you theologically on this topic as well. God is a loving AND just God. He is not just about love. We are instruments of His will - when that will is about love, and when it is about justice.
God Himself has destroyed people - i.e., killed them. HE has also commanded His people and/or empowered His people to win military victories ... which were notably deadly and destructive.
Can’t go there with you. You are of course welcome to your opinion. FReerepublic is like that.
So, the objection isn’t that Activision’s copyright is being violated, but that a French soldier is trying to terrify his enemies?
Considering the French soldiers are out to kill all the insurgents who choose to oppose them then I'd say the mask is very representative of the actions of France in Mali.
Writing in the style of an Iranian? Good one. LOL
Soldiers have been doing things like this to make themselves appear fearsome since the days when they fought with heavy sticks.
Anybody know what weapon the soldier is holding?
What a great idea! Kudos to the unknown soldier.
I would lovingly place .308 rounds through muzzie heads to savage their ranks, be a part of the solution with all that is wrong with Allah worshipers and spare any more American lives.
Pretty damn sweet looking!
Hey, whoa, whoa, WHOA here! There are international laws about unnecessary cruelty, y'know.
I’ll restate my position. I am all for killing when it is time to kill. I understand what war is.
I am not about worshipping death. In ancient Israel, thru to today as far as I know, they did not celebrate the killing of their enemies. It is somber work, even if it had to be done. All of those fallen were made in the image of YHVH.
No kidding, just think Indian war paint.
There's something to be said for trying to scare the $#!+ out of the enemy, so that killing is not needed ...
Yes, I noticed something off about it after I posted it. Don’t they actually use those though? I remember seeing them in photos of SEALs before.
My grandfather had some photos from WWII Europe and a couple were of some special forces types who had just come from behind enemy lines. They had things like skull and crossbones painted on their helmets and things like fangs painted on their faces.
Apparently their mission had been more to inspire fear than inflict real damage. In fact they wanted to be seen so they looked for enemies in small groups. Kill 1, 2, or 3 and leave the 4th wounded and unarmed so he would have a story to tell.
Well, I think the French should adopt with them. They can use all the help they can get in reversing their reputation as surrender monkeys. Out with the beret, in with the skull mask!
and the Special Forces:
and the Force Recon:
“Kind of looks like our own SWAT team members.”
Our tough-guy SWAT teams kill dogs, cats, babies and children. When confronted with men, they run under rocks.
None I ever met.