Jon Krakauer's Afghan Diary

As part of his research for Where Men Win Glory, Jon Krakauer was embedded with American and Afghan forces in May and June 2006, and from December 2006 through February 2007. Until his camera succumbed to the rough conditions, he occasionally shot video while accompanying these soldiers on combat missions along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

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