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  1. An aid worker stands lost on top of an embankment along the Helmand River during a foot patrol to find a site to be reinforced for a local farmer during the height of the civilian surge. Photo: John Wendle

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  2. An aid worker dressed in local clothing talks on a mobile phone while a man plows his field in the shadow of the niches where the Buddhas of Bamyan used to stand. He is protected by an armed Afghan security contractor. Photo: John Wendle

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  3. An aid worker learns how to fire a Kalashnikov rifle in the desert outside of Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province as part of an effort by security contractors to acquaint NGO staff with live fire in case of an attack during the height of the Civilian Surge. Photo: John Wendle

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  4. Corporal Michael Moynihan (L) and Private First Class Jeffrey Conn (R) of 1st platoon, Bravo Company, 2-27 Infantry Battalion were among the 26 soldiers who fought off multiple attempts by an estimated 500 insurgents to overrun Outpost Shal in Kunar Province on Afghanistan’s border with Pakistan. Photo: John Wendle

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  5. An American infantryman on detail to protect high-ranking NATO officers attending the Afghan Star singing contest coordinates with his soldiers by mobile phone while a crowd of spectators push by. Photo: John Wendle

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  6. Hasibullah is treated after being shot in the face by a shotgun in a hunting accident in Logar Province. Non-war-related injuries occur with great frequency across Afghanistan, ranging from car accidents to house fires. Photo: John Wendle

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  7. After a firefight at a remote outpost near the Pakistani border, an American soldier calls his wife in Hawaii. Photo: John Wendle

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  8. Soon after fighting began, Afghan Special Forces started to arrive on the scene. Getting into position, a commando yells a warning to members of his squad as they run across an exposed intersection during heavy fighting in Kabul’s diplomatic enclave. Photo: John Wendle

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