Telegraph: "'Lawrence Of Helmand' Marine Awarded Afghan Gallantry Medal"

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    "A young Royal Marine officer likened to Lawrence of Arabia for immersing himself in an Afghan police unit to live and fight alongside them has received one of the highest awards for gallantry.

    Capt Owen Davis learnt fluent Pashto, grew a long beard and bonded with his Afghan militiamen comrades in Helmand over poetry and cricket."

    'Lawrence of Helmand' marine awarded Afghan gallantry medal - Telegraph
     
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  2. BZ to the man, and of course, his colleagues......nails!
     
  3. a bg BRAVO ZULU to that officer
     

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