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May 1

Osama bin Laden's Death

Day 6 - May 1 - Osama bin Laden's Death
Decades earlier...

Navy Seal
Team 6 was formed in 1980

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Years earlier...

3,519 Days

between 9/11 and Osama bin Laden's death

via HuffPost Politics

Years earlier...

1.28 Trillion

dollars spent on the War on Terror

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Years earlier...

$5 Million

mansion compound built in Pakistan

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Months earlier...

August 2010: bin Laden's courier discovered via a wiretap in the US

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Months earlier...

February 2011: Official Intelligence points to compound as bin Laden's hidding place

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During...

23 Navy Seals

set off on a covert mission to kill bin Laden

via New Yorker

During...

@reallyvirtual inadvertently live tweets the raid in Abbottabad 6 times

via Tech Crunch

During...

5 Killed

in raid including bin Laden

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Hours later...

10:45pm, Obama announces bin Laden's death to the country

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Hours later...

12.4 Million tweets/hour are sparked following Osama bin Laden's death

via Tech Crunch

Hours later...

Thousands celebrate at ground zero

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Hours later...

40 Minutes

of prayers were said before burial at sea

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Hours later...

Proof surfaces that Osama bin Laden had not used 1 of his 4 wives as a human shield

via HuffPost Divorce

Days later...

FBI Warning

issued regarding hoax bin Laden emails

via Daily Finance

Weeks later...

Report: Osama bin Laden rejected plans for truck designed to mow down humans

via Autoblog