Work: An Anglo-Afghan War
The Anglo - Afghan War
To the paras, the Taliban are a mystery, a flicker of dark cloth or black turban in the undergrowth, somehow both foolish and sly, fanatically brave and sneakily cautious. On the rare occasions the paras see a corpse, it'll be a man in his 20s or 30s, dressed in the baggy shalwar kameez worn by any Afghan farmer and with an Afghan farmer's face. "They don't surrender," said Major Loden. "They either escape, or they're killed."........"