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UK tabloid: First British woman soldier to kill an enemy fighter
by Cem Ertür
Saturday Dec 10th, 2011 2:50 PM
Is being "the first female soldier to kill in combat" really something to be proud of?

The Mail on Sunday, 4 December 2011
 

 

 

 

 

 

Bad Company: A Woman Face To Face With The Taliban
by Chantelle Taylor, Plymouth: DRA Publishing, 2011
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UK tabloid: First British woman soldier to kill an enemy fighter
 
 
 
 
[propaganda alert]
 
compiled by Cem Ertür
 
10 December 2011
 
 
 
 
 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2069988/First-female-soldier-kill-combat-Chantelle-Taylor-says-me.html


It was him or me, says the first female soldier to kill in combat who shot Taliban SEVEN times


by Katherine Faulkner, Mail on Sunday, 4 December 2011

 

 

A female [British] Army medic has told of the dramatic moment she gunned down a Taliban fighter after being caught in an ambush, saying: ‘It was him or me.’  [...]

Officially, female soldiers in the Army are not allowed to fight on the front line in battle. But Miss [Chantelle] Taylor is one of many women who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq as medics, drivers and artillery support troops. [...]

Describing her first and only ‘kill’ in a book about her experiences in Afghanistan, Miss Taylor said the attack happened as a patrol was ambushed by 20 heavily-armed insurgents in the Taliban stronghold of Marjah, Helmand, in July 2008.

The dramatic account appears in Miss Taylor’s book Bad Company: A Woman Face To Face With The Taliban, which is being serialised in the Mail on Sunday.

 

 

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related link:

 

We'll know the outcome by 2020, says top general

by Deborah Haynes, Tom Coghlan and Michael Evans, The Times 24 November 2011

http://www.911forum.org.uk/board/viewtopic.php?p=159370&highlight=&sid=ebcffb33750da4236942f6e1583316b5#159370


 
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propaganda alerts:

 

Britain’s sports stars at the service of war propaganda

by Cem Ertür, 911Blogger, 11 November 2011

http://911blogger.com/news/2011-11-11/britain-s-sports-stars-service-war-propaganda

 
 

“End of a tyrant”: The Independent and The Guardian jubilant over the assassination of Libya’s deposed President Gaddafi

by Cem Ertür, 911Blogger, 21 October 2011

http://911blogger.com/news/2011-10-21/end-tyrant-independent-and-guardian-jubilant-over-assassination-libya-s-deposed-president-gaddafi


 


British tabloid: Shocking revelation on the 10th anniversary of the war on Afghanistan

compiled by Cem Ertür, San Fransisco Bay Area Independent Media Center, 8 October 2011

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/08/18692791.php

  

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