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Bill Wilson and Chris Kopp were two of the first Canadian soldiers deployed to Afghanistan.
One night in April 2002, they were at a training exercise at Tarnak Farms, Osama Bin Laden’s old hideout outside of Kandahar.
All of a sudden, they see a blast, and chaos surrounds them. What happens next would change their lives — and the Canadian military — forever.
Featured in this episode: Chris Kopp, Bill Wilson, Michael Friscolanti, Eugene Lang
To learn more:
Friendly Fire by Michael Friscolanti
“Lest we forget: Each year, three Canadian medics who served in Afghanistan take stock of their war” by Ted Barris in Zoomer
Additional music from Audio Network
This episode is brought to you by Rotman’s Risk Management Program, Oxio, Ground News, 22 Murders
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