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Frontline trauma surgeon David Nott reads from his remarkable memoir. Today, he recounts his experiences of operating in war torn Afghanistan as the Taliban tightens its grip.

David Nott has spent the last twenty-five years taking time off from his work with the NHS to volunteer in the some of the world's bloodiest war zones. In his remarkable memoir he tells the story of his experiences of saving lives in the most dangerous and challenging of conditions. Today, we hear David Nott recount his experiences of operating in war torn Afghanistan as the Taliban tightens its grip.

Read by David Nott
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

14 minutes

Last on

Wed 27 Feb 2019 00:30

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