Column: 15 June 2010

I fear that the British death toll in Afghanistan, which as of Sunday stands at 296, is very soon to cross the sombre 300 milestone.

The Royal Anglian Regiment, which serves our County, has taken some of the heaviest casualties throughout the campaign, with death rates reaching the same levels suffered by American soldiers during the Vietnam War. This is not 1970 and we are not up against a modern army. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by Edward Leigh | June 15th, 2010





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