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Package about a U.S. Army convoy on the last leg of the famed Grand Trunk Highway. The Jalalabad - Kabul highway snakes it's way along the Kabul Gorge between the Hindu Kush Mountains. It is an essential route for caravans heading into Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul. Late February 28th, it was an essential route for Soldiers from Forward Support Company G, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Balls, escorting a convoy through the shadow of the mountains. (Produced by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mark Burrell, 210th MPAD) Also available in High Definition.


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This work, Most Dangerous Road in Afghanistan, by SFC Mark Burrell, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.28.2011

Date Posted:03.6.2011 7:26AM

Category:Package

Video ID:109103

VIRIN:110228-A-#####-999

Filename:DOD_100137413

Length:00:02:46

Location:NANGARHAR PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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