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With the Paras in Helmand

Craig Allen

With the Paras in Helmand

a photographic diary

by Craig Allen

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain. Army. Parachute Regiment. Battalion, 2nd,
  • Diaries,
  • British Personal narratives,
  • Soldiers,
  • Afghan War, 2001-,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCraig Allen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS371.413 .A44 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25145315M
    ISBN 101848843003
    ISBN 109781848843004
    LC Control Number2011500972

    Highly illustrated this A4 book documents the first six months of conflict in what became known as Operation HERRICK. Buy now. The Battle for Helmand: The Paras in Southern Afghanistan. David Reynolds. £ inc P&P. The Siege of Sangin was a military engagement which occurred between June and April , between Taliban insurgents and the British the engagement the district centre of Sangin District in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, was occupied by the British forces and was completely surrounded by the Taliban one point fighting became intensive, causing General David J. Richards.

      The commander had a serious problem. It was October , a company of Paras had just arrived in southern Helmand province; a stifling, bone dry, energy sapping, and colourless place. The usually fertile Helmand River valley was devoid of crops.   The book covers the six-month deployment of the Third Battalion of the Parachute Regiment to Helmand Province in Afghanistan, beginning in April, I was a little reluctant to read this book, as I knew the ending of our military adventures as part of the so-called “War on Terror”: failure.

      Members of 3 Para deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan in , where they fought bloody battles with Taliban forces daily. Paras in the form of . This revised and expanded edition with a newly-added chapter follows the Paras and their battle group, who arrived in small numbers in Helmand in They set the example for others to follow for many years to come - the aggressiveness of the airborne soldier when it was called for, fighting the Taliban on their turf, up close and personal.


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Craig Allen, a Paratrooper for 29 years, returned to the Regiment as a reservist and unofficial photographer for 2 Para Battlegroup's dramatic 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.

Craig Allen, a Paratrooper for 29 years, returned to 2 PARA as a reservist and unofficial photographer for the Battlegroup's dramatic Tour in both a respected soldier and photographer he had unrivalled access to the fighting and moved from area to area following the action.

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First came the explosion. Then the scream. A group of Paras had stumbled into a forgotten minefield in. A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition.

No obvious damage to the book cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. Your one-stop shop for Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces gifts, kit and clothing.

The official shop of SUPPORT OUR PARAS (The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Charity RCN).Related Book: 3 PARA by Patrick Bishop Bishop's gripping account of 3 PARA battle group's experiences in Helmand Province in includes a detailed look at the Pathfinder Platoon's operations.

Features many great stories of the Pathfinders, Paras and Gurkhas in various skirmishes with the Taliban. A superb set of tales of courage under fire.The Helmand province campaign was a series of military operations conducted by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) forces against Taliban insurgents in the Helmand Province of objective was to control a province that was known to be a Taliban stronghold, and a center of opium production.

The deployment of international, mostly British, forces was part of the.