Is that a bullet hole?’ I asked Dave, one of my corporals. ‘Looks like a bullet hole to me, sergeant,’ he replied as we stared at the dirt-splattered windscreen of the battered white minivan……
They have dodged bullets and bombs and the other associated dangers of a life lived in Baghdad. One was smuggled over the border from Iraq to Kuwait – the taxi narrowly avoiding being taken out by an improvised explosive device – and the others were flown straight out of Baghdad airport…..
A former British soldier has been hailed as the “Cat Lady of Baghdad” after setting up a lifeline to evacuate pets from the war-torn city to Britain….
Leave no man behind is a rule the military tries to live by, but Royal Marines in Afghanistan appear to have adopted an additional principle: leave no dog behind…..
A Royal Marine from 42 Commando in Devon has set up a charity to rescue dogs from Afghanistan.
Sgt Paul “Penny” Farthing and his wife Lisa have brought the first two rescued dogs to live at their house in Exmouth….
Check out this slide show and see some previously unseen pictures!