Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Global thank you

A huge thank you to those who are reading these amazing stories, in the past 24 hours from Kazakhstan, Taiwan, USA, China, Canada, UK, Pakistan, Brazil, Spain, Israel and Germany.  Please keep reading and sharing.

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Monday, 19 November 2012

Tuesday, 6 November 2012


On the ground in Afghanistan I was surprised to find Afghan and British soldiers clearing Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from deserted Afghan villages in order to make them safe from insurgent bombes.  Once the IEDs had been cleared families were being moved back into their homes.  Here a paratrooper describes this process and the casualties which resulted.  Names have been edited out in line with UK military policy of not disclosing the names of the injured.  Below is an image of the village,

Thursday, 1 November 2012

Khar Nikah

Here an Irish Guardsman writes his story of this conflict in between patrols.  I noticed that the soldiers wrote their stories with the same intensity with which they fought.