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Tragedy of Harry´s band of brothers:
How battlefield trauma affected the
soldiers the prince served with in
Afghanistan - including one who*

Daily Mail [UK], by Mark Nicol, Nick Craven

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/13/2018 7:01:33 PM

This is the elite band of brothers, including Prince Harry, that were sent on a top secret mission to take on the Taliban in one of the most dangerous areas of Afghanistan. Last week, The Mail on Sunday revealed how one of the courageous soldiers pictured here, Warrant Officer Nathan Hunt, is believed to have tragically killed himself after struggling to cope with the effects of battlefield trauma. Since then two more members of Harry’s desert reconnaissance unit have come forward to say they too have suffered serious mental health issues as a direct result of their harrowing experiences in the war

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/13/2018 7:51:02 PM     (No. 11509549)

Many of us mock him for being just a bit feckless, but until the idiots in the media outed him, he was serving with distinction in some of the most dangerous areas of Afghanistan.

IIRC, his unit was responsible for dealing with some of the worst terrorists over there too. Having the target put on him by the media made him a high value target. Sorry that his military career had to end.

But far as I am concerned, with the exception of his uncle Andrew who was in the Falklands conflict, he is the only one of the royals who has any real skin in the game.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ok state mom, 1/13/2018 10:19:52 PM     (No. 11509645)

#1 True but the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip, served with distinction in WWII. Phillip is a far more interesting man than most people know and his mother, Princess Alice, was one the most fascinating, in my book, of the 20th century.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: gerty, 1/14/2018 1:36:22 AM     (No. 11509724)

I´m not as fond of Harry as I used to be. His snub of our President not being invited to the Royal wedding is a bit much to take. Is this what we are to expect from Harry and his bride?
Pity.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: laotzu, 1/14/2018 9:34:38 AM     (No. 11509915)

Another example of, "it´s only important if it happens to a celebrity."

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