British Troops Force Taliban From Kandahar Strongholds

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British paratrooper from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, A... ニュース写真2001年~ アフガニスタン紛争,アフガニスタン,ウェールズ,カンダハール,カーディフ,サッカー,スタジアム,タリバン,人間の手,保安,戦争,旗,横長,渡す,英国文化,落下傘降下兵,訪問,贈り物Photographer Collection: Getty Images News 2008 Getty ImagesKANDAHAR, 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)