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UK troops on life and death on the Afghan front line

A series of recordings has been released by the Ministry of Defence which gives a unique insight into the lives of British soldiers in Afghanistan.

The material was filmed by soldiers themselves, using special helmet cameras and forms the basis of a three-part BBC documentary entitled Our War.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

Viewers in the UK can watch the first part of 'Our War' on BBC Three, 2100 BST, Tuesday 7 June, and on BBC iPlayer after broadcast

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  • 07 Jun 2011