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RAF Helicopter Death Revelation Leads To Secret Iraq Detention Camp

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Two Merlin helicopters and a Puma helicopter (top) which have been serving in Iraq return to RAF Benson on August 11, 2009 in Wallingford, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Two Merlin helicopters and a Puma helicopter (top) which have been serving in Iraq return to RAF Benson on August 11, 2009 in Wallingford, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

On the evening of 11 April 2003, a pair of RAF CH47 Chinook helicopters swept over Iraq's western desert towards a remote rendezvous point beside Route 10, the highway that begins life on the outskirts of Baghdad before running for mile after mile towards the border with Jordan.

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