On the Dark Side in Al Doura – A Soldier in the Shadows (graphic)

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This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

by Pulse TV & Maverick Media

http://vimeo.com/33755968

WARNING: Graphic and disturbing photos between 38:47 and 40:00.

Danger U.S. war crimes ahead

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U.S. Army Ranger John Needham, who was awarded two purple hearts and three medals for heroism, wrote to military authorities in 2007 reporting war crimes that he witnessed being committed by his own command and fellow soldiers in Al Doura, Iraq. His charges were supported by atrocity photos which, in the public interest, are now released in this video. John paid a terrible price for his opposition to these acts. His story is tragic.

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Smoked! A soldier’s life and death: The story of John Needham

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by Maverick Media
http://vimeo.com

Michael Needham tells how his son, John Needham, joined the army, was stationed with the 2-12 unit known as “The Lethal Warriors” in Al Doura, a suburb of Baghdad, and how John became disillusioned, not only with the war, but with the actions of his unit.

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