Michael Yon is still with the Brits in Iraq

The more I see of Michael Yon’s dispatches, the more I admire those who are out in Iraq doing their jobs as soldiers. This is one of the Queens Lancers.


This is the first war that we at home have had a prayer of getting firsthand information on what is happening and who the players are.

Every day involves avoiding death and confronting the stark realities of life in the desert. At the same time, we get to see the human dimensions of life in present-day Iraq through the lens of Michael’s camera.

This is the third part of Death or Glory, Michaels embed with the Queens Royal Lancers. Read all three parts and draw your own conclusions.

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  1. Carl says:

    Hi David. I just wanted to thank you for alerting me to Yon’s site a year or so ago. I’m working out in Vienna Austria these days. Last week I met two guys from the Air Force stationed in Italy. They had just finished their tour in Iraq. I mentioned Michael Yon. The knew his site, read his work, and said he had his finger on the pulse of what was going on out there. It was wonderful having a common point to share with these two men. Upon leaving the restaurant I shook their hands and thanked them for what they were doing. These guys are truely our heros…

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