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WITH THE PARAS IN HELMAND: A PHOTOGRAPHIC DIARY
Author: Allen, C.

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Pen & Sword 2010 Hardback 246mm x 189mm 224 pages 100-150 colour photos.

WITH THE PARAS IN HELMAND: A PHOTOGRAPHIC DIARY

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Craig Allen a Paratrooper for 29 years returned to 2 PARA as a reservist and unofficial photographer for the Battlegroup’s dramatic 2008 Tour in Helmand. As both a respected soldier and photographer he had unrivalled access to the fighting and moved from area to area following the action. Every evening he wrote up his experiences and those of the men he was with whose trust he had as ‘a member of the club’. He had a ringside seat to a very costly summer tour with the Taliban proving themselves worthy enemies to even the most elite British Army soldiers. His story tells in superb action photographs and no-nonsense prose of the hardships courage fears and cost suffered by front line soldiers over prolonged periods. He captures the colour of life and death in Afghanistan for both combatants and the luckless civilian population caught up in this vicious spiral of war. An unforgettable book which has true visual appeal. Craig Allen has served a full career with the Parachute Regiment seeing active service in Northern Ireland Bosnia Iraq and now Afghanistan. He earns his living as a professional photographer returning to his former Regiment for the 2008 Tour. He has been in a number of warzones as a photographer and security contractor.

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Author Allen, C.
Publisher Pen & Sword
ISBN 9781848843004
Date of Publication 2010
Edition N/A
Binding Hardback
Book Size 246mm x 189mm
Number of pages 224
Images 100-150 colour photos
Language English Text
SKU MBN12679

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