British soldiers, European troops help train the Peshmerga – The Independent

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Wearing khaki uniforms and with Kalashnikovs in their hands, Kurdish fighters broke down the door of a half-built luxury villa not far from Irbil and braced themselves, guns raised, for hostile fire from the tiled entrance hall within. To shouts of encouragement from the German soldiers outside, they poured into the house, moving from room to room until they were confident they had it secured.