Tuesday, June 23, 2009

German paratrooper, Corporal Alex Schleiernick

German Army Corporal Alex Schleiernick, age 23, was one of three soldiers killed when their unit was attacked by Taliban forces on 23rd June 2009 in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

Cpl. Schleiernick, serving with 263 Parachute Regiment, died from gunshot wounds.


  1. Gunshot wounds?? Thats not right. He died at the turn of the vehicle. They were under fire. The vehicle plunged down the slope at the turn.


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