Prince Harry on Afghan mission: 'Take a life to save a life'
Harry inspects an Apache helicopter on October 30, 2012.
January 22nd, 2013
06:22 AM ET

Prince Harry on Afghan mission: 'Take a life to save a life'

By Max Foster and Peter Wilkinson

Britain's Prince Harry has acknowledged that he killed Taliban insurgents on his latest tour of duty in Afghanistan as a crew member of an Apache attack helicopter.

Harry has been serving for four months as a co-pilot gunner (CPG) in southern Helmand province - considered a Taliban heartland - and flew on scores of missions with the trigger to rockets, missiles and a 30mm cannon at his fingertips.

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