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Old 08-08-2016   #1061
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Good find, thanks David.

"The Junior Officer's Reading Club" (and many other Helmand memoirs, I'm sure) includes some stories of how dire things were for over-extended British units in 2006.
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Old 08-27-2016   #1062
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Catching up. This excellent, if sad and embarrassing documentary is available via Channel Four's video on demand, for nineteen days via:http://www.channel4.com/programmes/heroes-of-helmand

I don't know if the C4 option will work beyond the UK.

There is a possible alternative via YouTube, which does not display in the UK:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ILW0zBiszM

Please update with a post whether either them work.

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