16 November 2009

Photos from Afghanistan

U.S. Marine Cpl. Brian Knight, of Cincinnati, Ohio, with the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, 1st Battalion 5th Marines, pauses briefly in the heat to rest with his heavy pack filled with mortar equipment, ammunition, food, and water in the Nawa district in Afghanistan's Helmand province on July 4, 2009. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

U.S. Marines from the 2nd MEB, 1st Battalion 5th Marines sleep in their fighting holes inside a compound where they stayed for the night, in the Nawa district of Afghanistan's Helmand province, Wednesday July 8, 2009. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Afghan boys play during a snow storm in Kabul on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Selections from a huge collection of photos at The Denver Post.
[David] Guttenfelder is the chief Asia photographer for The Associated Press and over the past seven years has offered the general public a close-up, intimate look at the lives of troops fighting in the mountains and remote regions of Afghanistan.

1 comment:

  1. WOW- quite the essay! And those kids in the snow, pure Norman Rockwell Americana...


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