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on Jun 22, 2010

Restrepo film directors Sebastian Junger left and Tim Hetherington right at the Restrepo outpost in the Korengal Valley Afghanistan Junger and Hetherington jointly directed filmed and produced the movie Restrepo from June 2007 to January 2010 Korengal Valley Afghanistan September 2007 Battle Company 2nd Battalion Airborne of the 503rd US Infantry are currently undergoing a 15 month deployment in the Korengal Valley in the eastern province of Kunar in Afghanistan The valley is an epicentre of the US fight against militant Islam in Afghanistan and was previously held by the 10th Mountain Division The Korengal valley is infamous as the site of the downing of a US helicopter The valley has the highest concentration of fighting in Afghanistan and has the most munitions used than any other area of operation ©Tim A Hetherington phone +44 0207 502 6247 studio email infomentalpictureorg NUJ BAPLA recommended terms conditions apply Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs Patents Act 1988 Full terms and conditions for digital and traditional use available on request Credit is required No part of this photo to be stored reproduced manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission

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