The U.S. Embassy in Poland has a writeup on this operation:
Blinking through the blinding dust kicked up by helicopter rotors, Jerzy Kos saw soldiers bursting through the iron door of the house where he was held captive in Iraq. Then, he recalled, they reassured him: “Don’t worry, we are Americans.”
The Polish businessman recounted his rescue from Iraqi kidnappers, along with three Italians, after an emotional homecoming at the Warsaw airport that left his voice trembling.
One of the Italians, Umberto Cupertino, gave a similar account on his return home, saying an American soldier cut the bonds on his wrist, said in English, “You’re mine,” and led him to a helicopter. Kos, a construction company director, described the rescue as a “fast and
He and the Italians were imprisoned in a house in Ramadi, west of Baghdad, when they and their captors heard helicopters approaching. The door was then blown in, kicking up a dust cloud and knocking the hostages to the ground. “There was lots of dust and you couldn’t see through it. When I opened myeyes, I saw American soldiers,” he said. “They said, ‘Don’t worry, we are Americans.’ They held our hands and we ran to the helicopter — I will remember that for the rest of my life.” “They did it perfectly,” Kos said at a news conference.