Michael's Dispatches

WAR: Canadian Style

Imagine, then, that final patrol, when Trevor Greene, a lieutenant awaiting promotion to captain, was as usual sitting with the elders, taking notes. A young assailant swung an axe into the back of his unprotected head.”

This excerpt is from the introduction to a multipart Special Edition report on Canadian Forces on the ground in Afghanistan that was published in the Toronto Star on March 12, 2006. It gives a gritty, detailed look at these intrepid soldiers tackling a complex mission. To read the entire report click here: War: Canadian Style - Toronto Star.

 

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