|By parachute or did the helos touch down?
US Marines Airdropped Into Taliban-Held Territory
Marines dropped behind Taliban lines to break militant resistance 1 week into NATO offensive
By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU Associated Press Writer
MARJAH, Afghanistan February 19, 2010 (AP)
The Associated Press
Elite Marine recon teams were dropped behind Taliban lines by helicopter Friday as the U.S.-led force escalated operations to break resistance in the besieged insurgent stronghold of Marjah