Links from the Times for Sept. 4: Rifqa Bary, Joseph Frye, Obama's speech, Afghan war
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A fellow Marine pays his respects to Lance Cpl. Joshua Bernard (inset), who died from wounds he received in an ambush. [Associated Press]
Calm -- then sudden death in Afghan war
A patrol in Afghanistan is suddenly pinned down, with its point man wounded. The Marines struggle to save him, and themselves.
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- Video: A deceptive calm | Audio slide show (Warning: graphic content)
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