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The Week That Was: A War on Every Front

Carla Buzasi | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

If war is a psychological game as much as a military one, this week in Afghanistan we suffered one of our biggest set-backs. The numbers add up to a painful equation. Six men dead. The single largest loss of British life in a single incident in Afghanistan since 2006. The roll-call of British men lost to this war tipping over 400. The sums left a nation in shock and thrust the issue of Britain's involvement in Afghanistan back onto the front pages.

Families Of Killed Soldiers Speak Of Anguish

PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

The heartbroken families of six soldiers killed in the deadliest single attack on British forces in Afghanistan since 2001 have spoken of their anguis...

Commanding Officer Pays Tribute To Afghanistan Six

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

The commanding officer of the unit hit hardest by the Afghanistan blast paid a moving tribute to them today, saying: "Six of our brothers have fallen....

Soldier Reassured Parents He Would Be 'Fine' In Afghanistan

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

A young British soldier killed alongside five comrades in Afghanistan reassured his mother he would be "fine" weeks before his death. Private Antho...

Six Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Are Named

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

The six soldiers who died in the single worst enemy attack on British troops of the Afghan campaign have been named by the MOD. They died when the...