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Sobering reunion

by Sarah Meyrick

ON 10 JULY 2009, the British army experienced one of its blackest days in the 11 years it has been in Afghanistan. A platoon of riflemen on foot patrol fell victim to a series of IEDs, killing five men and seriously injuring others. Life After War: Haunted by Helmand (BBC3, Wednesday of last week) explored how the survivors were faring.

Not that well, it turns out. On the surface, the commanding ...

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