BBC News. Soldiers in Afghanistan: In our own words

“The daily threat of being wounded or killed on patrol, the boredom of life in camp, and missing family and friends at home. The personal thoughts of British soldiers serving on the front line are captured in a new exhibition at Imperial War Museum North.”

In Our Own Words: Soldiers’ thoughts from Afghanistan is at Imperial War Museum North from 1 October 2011 to 24 June 2012.

Images courtesy Derek Eland and Imperial War Museum North. Music courtesy KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley.

Soldiers in Afghanistan: In our own words. BBC News. 29 September 2011.