Soldier Takes Bullet to Save Afghan Child’s Life

#1
The actions of a Devon soldier, who took a bullet himself to save the life of a small child, have shown the difference between British courage and Taliban evil.

Lance Corporal Craig Murfitt, a rifleman and medic serving in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, demonstrated nerves of steel and the coolest of clear heads in a startling sequence of events, after being called to assist other soldiers during a recent patrol.

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#2
Outstanding. Inspirational conduct. Pity the poor sod looks like Robson Jerome.
 
#3
The Afghans take this two ways. The good folk will see it as a smashing display of bravery, they tend to view the brassing up their kids dimmly.

The bad folk will see it as a sign of weakness. Didn't the Rangers and Delta Force report 'civvie sangars' made up of non-combatants around snipers in Mogadishu?
 
#5
Pure bravery. He's a hero in the real sense by absorbing a bullet for someone else. All tributes and rewards to him!
 
#6
Another soldier who has balls of steel.

This is the sort of story that should be told in all schools.
 

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