Survival Training for Conflict Zones

August 9, 2011

By Holly Stuart Hughes

Photographer Adam Ferguson was walking with a platoon of Marines along the edge of a village in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in 2009 when suddenly they came under fire. Ferguson hit the ground, and then began looking for a safe place to take cover. “I instantly started looking at tree thicknesses but realized they couldn’t cope with bullets. I was on...

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