Marines Capture Pirate Ship Using Pure IntimidationS

Yesterday, pirates in the Gulf of Aden commandeered a ship "carrying steel chains," which you don't want to fall into pirate hands. So the US Marines—for the first time ever—stormed and retook the vessel. Exciting battle details below.

A spokesman for the task force said in an email response to questions that no shots were fired during the boarding, which lasted about one hour. No pirates were injured in the operation, he said.

That's a good thing, stop being so immature like "I want a big on-ship battle with snipers and shooting like the climactic scene of The Usual Suspects." That's not how it happened, which is fine, just fine. Let's just stop talking about it.

[WSJ. Pic of the pirate-intimidating USS Dubuque: Getty]