"It's a tale of war, leadership and death but also, remarkably, of love" by Toby Harnden.
The Welsh Guards faced grave danger after losing radio communication in a hostile warzone.
- Intro to The Lost Platoon Duration: 01:55 The Lost Platoon
- Combat Christmas Duration: 01:48 Return to Death Valley
- Leaving for Afghan Duration: 01:59 Return to Death Valley
- The Mission Duration: 02:03 Into the Hornets' Nest
- Into the dust Duration: 02:24 Into the Hornets' Nest
- Series 2 Trail Duration: 00:30
BBC TV blog: Rescue mission in a dust storm"When faced with the prospect of a Nato soldier seriously injured on the battlefield... despite the dust storm and poor visibility and the reservations of the headquarters officers I was immediately clear that my crew was going to attempt a rescue mission"