Australian Defence Force Casualties in Afghanistan

Australian Defence Force Casualties in Afghanistan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Operation Slipper is notable for the first Australian combat deaths since the Vietnam War, and to date all casualties have occurred during operations in Afghanistan. 23 Australian soldiers have been killed and 168 wounded, the majority since October 2007. Another Australian was killed while serving with the British Army. Andrew Russell, 33, was a Sergeant in the Special Air Service Regiment. On 16 February 2002, Russell was travelling through southern Afghanistan with four other Australian soldiers when their patrol vehicle struck a land mine, severely injuring him. He was taken to a US military hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds.
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136523272
  • 9786136523279