Skip to comments.Fighting Islam's Fierce Moro Warriors (America's first jungle war)
Posted on 05/24/2003 8:45:59 PM PDT by Sparta
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A small correction: The 1911 was not ready so the .45 Colt was resurrected and deployed first.
You are correct about it being the first jungle war but it was not Americas first war with suicidal Islamic warriors. Our first encounter with Muslims was when American marines fought the Barbary pirates soon after the American Revolution.
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