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2 Rifles - Helmand Diary 2009


An operational photographic diary of the 2 Rifles Battle Group Operational Tour in 2009.

2 RIFLES - HELMAND DIARY 2009 This book was published as a supplement to the 5th Edition of the Regimental Journal \'The Bugle\'and dedicated to the fallen and wounded of the 2 RIFLES Battle group in Helmand, Afghanistan, April - October 2009. It consists of 218 pages, mainly colour photographs of named soldiers. This publication gives a clear picture of the adverse conditions these soldiers endured. All the actions took part in an area of the country regimentally familiar due to the famous battle at Maiwand, 1880 when the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment were all but wiped out. [They are now part of the RIFLES family]