Audio slideshow: A Tour of Duty

In 2007, former Grenadier Guards officer, Capt Alexander Allan, completed a six-month deployment to Helmand province in Afghanistan - photographing many of his experiences while he was there.

The remarkable images, offering a unique insight into life on patrol and in camp, have now been published in a book - Afghanistan: A Tour of Duty - with all profits going to The British Limbless Ex Servicemen Association.

Take a look at Capt Allan's photographs, as he describes what it was like on the front line.

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This slideshow contains graphic images.

Music courtesy KPM Music. All photographs courtesy Alexander Allan.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 17 February 2010.


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