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Operation Eastern Resolve in Afghanistan
A combined force of 500 Marines and Afghan soldiers have begun an air and ground assault in Afghanistan called Operation Eastern Resolve which aims at liberating a key town in the Northern Helmand province of Taliban control and to secure a strategic pass used by Taliban fighters.
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August 13: U.S. Marines are fighting the Taliban militants in the city Dahaneh in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. The militants have fought back, lobbing firepower at the troops with rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, and heavy machine gun fire.

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August 13: U.S. Marines are fighting the Taliban militants in the city Dahaneh in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. The militants have fought back, lobbing firepower at the troops with rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, and heavy machine gun fire.

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Fighting_Taliban

August 13: U.S. Marines are fighting the Taliban militants in the city Dahaneh in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. The militants have fought back, lobbing firepower at the troops with rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, and heavy machine gun fire.

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Marines_in_Helmand

August 13: U.S. Marines are fighting the Taliban militants in the city Dahaneh in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. The militants have fought back, lobbing firepower at the troops with rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, and heavy machine gun fire.

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August 12: A force of 500 U.S. Marine and Afghan National Army soldiers launch anti-Taliban offensive, Operation Eastern Resolve, in Afghanistan's Helmand Province.

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August 12: A force of 500 U.S. Marine and Afghan National Army soldiers launch anti-Taliban offensive, Operation Eastern Resolve, in Afghanistan's Helmand Province.

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August 12: A force of 500 U.S. Marine and Afghan National Army soldiers launch anti-Taliban offensive, Operation Eastern Resolve, in Afghanistan's Helmand Province.

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Anti_Taliban_Offensive

August 12: A force of 500 U.S. Marine and Afghan National Army soldiers launch anti-Taliban offensive, Operation Eastern Resolve, in Afghanistan's Helmand Province.

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August 12: U.S. Marines move to take positions on a mountainside at the start of Operation Eastern Resolve against the Taliban just outside the village of Dahaneh in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

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August 12: Afghan National Army soldiers search for the source of gunfire on a hillside while traveling in a convoy to the village of Dahaneh to participate in Operation Eastern Resolve with U.S. Marines of Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

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August 12: U.S. Marines of Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment take a position on a rooftop while fighting the Taliban in the village of Dahaneh in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

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August 12: A U.S. Marine from Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment watches over a detainee in the room of a home as fighting against the Taliban takes place from the rooftop in the village of Dahaneh in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

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August 12: A U.S. Marine of Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment fires on Taliban positions from a rooftop in the village of Dahaneh in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. Operation Eastern Resolve launched on Wednesday morning in an attempt to push Taliban from the village which is a key commerce town in the province.

(AP)

Operation Eastern Resolve in Afghanistan

A combined force of 500 Marines and Afghan soldiers have begun an air and ground assault in Afghanistan called Operation Eastern Resolve which aims at liberating a key town in the Northern Helmand province of Taliban control and to secure a strategic pass used by Taliban fighters.

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