'FSG in contact, Operation Herrick', soldiers from 3 PARA Battle group in contact in Helmand, Afghanistan, 2006 (c)
Oil on canvas by Douglas Farthing MBE, (formerly Sergeant-Major, Parachute Regiment, b 1967), 2008 (c).
This work depicts a three vehicle fire support group in action against Taleban insurgents. The painting, an oil study for a larger piece, was based on photographs sent to the artist by friends serving in Helmand province with 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment.
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National Army Museum, Study collection