Wednesday, February 11, 2009

French officer killed by IED

Captain Patrice Sonzogni, 46, from Tarbes, Midi-Pyrenees, died of injuries sustained during an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Deh-e-Manakah, Logar province on 11th February 2009. He served with 35th Parachute Artillery Regiment.

Captain Patrice Sonzogni
Prior to Afghanistan, he was sent to Saudi Arabia under Operation Daguet on 11 February 1991. On 24th February 1991 he crossed to Iraq with a Commando unit and was injured in combat.

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