British Paratroopers Conduct Operation 'Daor Bukhou' In Kandahar City : News Photo

British Paratroopers Conduct Operation 'Daor Bukhou' In Kandahar City

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KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - JUNE 22: British paratrooper from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, A Company Commander Maj. Matthew Cansdale, 33, from Winchester, England, gives to an Afghan National Army Officer same Afghan flags as a gift during a visit to an Afghan National Army (ANA) compound to hand over the Kandahar football stadium to the Afghan security forces on June 22, 2008 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. British Paratroopers conducted operation 'Daor Bukhou' by flying in hundreds of paratroopers from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment into the football stadium of Kandahar City for the first time since 2001 to provide a presence in the city to support the Afghan National Security Forces in their battle against the Taliban. The regiment was retrieved from the base on June 22, 2008 upon completion of its mission. (Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)
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KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - JUNE 22: British paratrooper from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, A Company Commander Maj. Matthew Cansdale, 33, from Winchester, England, gives to an Afghan National Army Officer same Afghan flags as a gift during a visit to an Afghan National Army (ANA) compound to hand over the Kandahar football stadium to the Afghan security forces on June 22, 2008 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. British Paratroopers conducted operation 'Daor Bukhou' by flying in hundreds of paratroopers from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment into the football stadium of Kandahar City for the first time since 2001 to provide a presence in the city to support the Afghan National Security Forces in their battle against the Taliban. The regiment was retrieved from the base on June 22, 2008 upon completion of its mission. (Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)
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